• Reading Levels 3 - 5

Does individualism make us selfish?

The African philosophy of Ubuntu has its roots in the Nguni word for being human. The concept emphasises the significance of community and teaches that "a person is a person through others". This BBC video explores what we can all learn from this philosophy.

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