Chief of Defence General van Uhm's speech at TedX Amsterdam

Chief of Defence General Peter van Uhm held a speech at the TedX Conference held in Amsterdam in the Netherlands last week. The video of his talk about chosing for a gun as his instrument for peace and creating a better world had over 24,000 hits.

General van Uhm began his speech by stating we all have our instruments for creating a better world: for a writer it is his/her pen, for a doctor it is his/her microscope etc. He chose the gun to stop those who do evil, to protect the vulnerable and to defend democratic values.

You can watch the full video here.
Find out more about TedX Amsterdam here.