The Devilish World of ‘Sodom and Gomorrah’: Decadence and Social Decay

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The Devilish World of ‘Sodom and Gomorrah’: Decadence and Social Decay

By Yeheyis Ewnetu

This message is not an appeal to the so-called ‘international community’ (western powers), their mere instruments, international organizations, and their satellite states. It is a reminder and wake-up call to the western powers who are responsible for creating, since the so-called colonial period, the current hellish international order full of injustice, inequality, all sorts of perversions and anomalies. 

In this piece, I shall raise one of the worst forms of perversions (though a taboo subject in Ethiopia) rampant in the western world, a typical example of societal decay and grave concern for humanity in general. To give the international reader a context, I would like to provide some background information about Ethiopia and the kind of international order we have been forced to live in.

At the outset a few introductory remarks about my country, Ethiopia, are in order. Ethiopia is one of the oldest nations and civilizations in the world spanning a history of 4,500 to 5000 years. A biblical country along with Israel and the first among few countries to accept Christianity directly from the apostles of Jesus Christ in the year 42AD and officially established the oldest Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC) with all its dogmas, cannons, sacred traditions, etc. in the early 4th century. 

This ancient Country is the home of the Arch of the Covenant God gave to Moses and the Right Part of the Holy Cross, piece of the Cross on which Christ was crucified. She also welcomed and became a refuge to the first followers of the prophet Mohammed when persecuted from Arabia. By doing so, both the ancient Orthodox Tewahedo Christianity and Islam coexist with unique harmony since then. Ethiopia is also the only country in Africa with its own written alphabets, language and unique numerals and calendar with thirteen months of sunshine.

 Ethiopia is the oldest independent nation, defeating both colonialism and fascism at ADWA, a watershed in global history revealing and reaffirming once again the eternal truth of the Holy Scripture that all human beings are equal before God irrespective of race, color, sex, social status and educational background. Despite being a pride and beacon of hope for black people all over the world, ADWA has always been a big headache to the western powers and seen the same as a ‘bad precedent’ for Africans and an impediment from making Africa their eternal backyard to satisfy their insatiable greed.

Thus, there has been no time in the history of Ethiopia, in particular in the history of EOTC, without tribulations and persecutions. 

As one church scholar of the EOTC observed the Western powers proxy war in the last four decades against Ethiopia via the local mercenaries, the ethno fascists and terrorist groups, Tigray People’s Liberation Front /TPLF/ and Oromo People Democratic Organization/Oromo Liberation Front /OLF/, for all practical purposes, is nothing but an extension of ADWA. 

Another fascinating observation of this same scholar which I share runs: “No country and people in the world have been established without blemish and indecency. The only exception in this regard is Ethiopia through some ‘bad seeds’ grown as weeds tainted this decency in the middle of our path. Our ancestor who has descended from the Arc of Noah brought forth to Ethiopia the values, faith and system of administration that rescued the righteous Noah from The Deluge and consistently worshiping God in all the three Laws of God, viz, Laws of Nature, (Conscience/Common Sense), Laws of Moses and Laws of Gospel.”

Thus, there has been no time in history that Ethiopia is without worshiping the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob (Israel). This religious belief based on the teachings of the holy prophets and apostles shaped both the spiritual and secular lives of Ethiopia.

With all ups and downs, strict respect and observance of the laws and commands of God and nature is the hallmark of Ethiopia and its people in general. Anything contrary to the laws of God and nature are totally unacceptable. In Particular, profaning the sacred is a matter of life and death. Almost all the people of Ethiopia are believers either in Christianity or Islam. Negligent numbers of followers of Judaism are there. Any act or behavior contrary to the teachings of these Abrahamic faiths has no place in this country of God. As sacred tradition has it, upon their return from their biblical exile from Egypt to Bethlehem of Judea, the God Jesus Christ visited Ethiopia and has given Ethiopia as a tithe to His Mother, the holy of holies and the pure of purest St. Virgin Mary.

Now let me say a word or two about the unfair international order we found ourselves in. Ethiopia is the founding member of the former League of Nations, the UN and the former OAU (AU). These international organizations are established with the principal aim of promoting international and regional peace and security and mutual cooperation in all spheres of activity among others, on the basis of respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity without interfering in the internal affairs of each country, among communities of nations. In particular, AU has been established to bring about economic and political integration among member states in the spirit of Pan-Africanism. Unfortunately all of them failed to achieve their objectives and most unlikely to achieve the same in the future given the current unfair international order lead and dominated by the western powers and guided by the sole principle that might is right and the ‘animal farm’s’ motto that all human beings are equal but some are more equal than others. 

Ethiopia’s experience with the League of Nations and the UN has been bad to say the least. I am sorry to say that all these organizations are dysfunctional ipso facto. Without prejudice to the western powers, unsolicited and unwarranted interference in the internal affairs of sovereign nations and collusion with tyrannical regimes, most African nations dictators have become worse than the devil incarnates colonial masters. They are bloodsuckers of the people they are supposed to govern. They are mere mercenaries of western powers who are working against the very interests of their nation and people.

Some western governments are interfering in the internal affairs of independent nations in the name of democracy and human rights yet end up in abetting internal conflicts and supporting blood suckers brutal regimes.

I firmly believe that every country and people’s destiny is in the hands of its people and the Creator whom they believe. As a community of nations and as a human being with faculty and conscience, however, there are minimum standards and behaviors of mutual cooperation which are expected of us (without resorting to double standards) irrespective of race, color, religion, ideology, etc when humanity is doomed to perish in another corner of our planet. 

In my humble opinion, a big help of the so-called ‘international community’ (for all practical purposes it means the Western powers) in the effort of countries to liberate themselves from tyrannical and fascist regimes is by not interfering in the internal affairs of these countries and refraining from assisting these diabolical regimes in gross disregard of people’s sufferings. I know this seems ridiculous and foolish, for international relations and diplomacy work in the ‘national interest’ of each country and their declared foreign policy. The US America hasn’t been changing its foreign policy towards Ethiopia architected by the late former secretary state of USA, Henry Kissinger, a policy that makes sure Ethiopia shall always remain in turmoil and ultimately and if possible aiming at disintegration. The colossal mess this devil incarnate created in Ethiopia has still been the case. Kissinger’s policy has still remained the official foreign policy of America. What a shame! This has also been the policy of Europeans towards Ethiopia since the victory of ADWA in 1896.

This means some states may stand with a devilish regime or a ‘monster incarnate’ disguised as prime minister or president as long as the regime or the ‘monster’ works in line with their ‘interest’. In this regard the role of international organizations, whether governmental or non-governmental and international laws, being mere instruments of the big players. 

The former international organization, the League of Nations, failed Ethiopia during the invasion of fascist Italy. Now after almost eighty years after its establishment, the UN with all its agencies, I am afraid, failed many member states in many respects. It seems that the allegiances of international organizations are to those states which fill their coffers. Does it seem naive to ask why the fates of billions of people are in the hands of five states having veto power bestowed upon by them? How do we expect justice, equality, peace and security in such unequal arrangements reigned supreme in our world? Such an arrangement can be explained only by economic and military power. Do we need such kind of international organization in the first place?

It seems that we are in an age where humanity is at its worst. Decadence and social decay characterizes the world we are living in, more so in the western world. War, genocide, all kinds of crimes, unprecedented cruelty, all kinds of perversions,  rampant corruptions, famine, hunger, all sorts of man-made evils have been common phenomena and daily news all over the world, no longer shocking and alarming. 

Leaving aside the usual definition of civilization, for me the pinnacle of civilization is the respect and strict observance of the laws of God and nature. Civilization is nothing but giving precedence to humanity. No science, technology, knowledge, economy and military might without the fear of God, without truth, justice and humanity, is devilish and ultimately leads to self-destruction.

Homosexuality (LGBT) here in after referred as ‘HS’

To be frank, it is extremely painful to talk, listen and write about HS and its variant in the social milieu I have been brought up. HS is a behavior totally against nature which brings the wrath of God as evidenced in the Holy Scripture. It is a perversion or chronic disease to be treated. It has nothing to do with human right since it is something repugnant to human nature in the first place. It simply is a transgression of the laws of God and nature. The prophet of God of whom God testified as ‘…a man after my heart, who will do all my will.’ king David has the following to say in Psalm 48 (49)÷12: ‹‹ሰብእሰ እንዘ ክቡር ውእቱ ኢያእመረ፤ ወኮነ ከመ እንስሳ ዘአልቦ ልብ ወተመሰሎሙ፡፡›› (Ethiopic or Ge’ez version) “Nevertheless man being in honor abideth not; he is like the beasts that perish.” If beasts not possessing the faculty of reason do not exhibit such behavior and instinctively observe the law of nature, how dignified human beings disgrace and humiliate themselves far below animals?

The Apostle St. Paul in his epistle to the Romans has written on the very subject of the present piece in black and white:

{1:24} Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: {1:25} Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshiped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen. {1:26} For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: {1:27} And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was meet. {1:28} And even as they did not like to retain God in [their] knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; {1:29} Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, {1:30} Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, {1:31} Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: {1:32} Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.”

No concept and term has been highly misused and abused in the hellish international order as human rights. The most alarming use of the term is in the context of HS or its variants.

Without prejudice to the words of the Holy Scripture as a great sin inviting the wraths of God, is HS an abnormality or disease to be treated or an act or behavior to be protected as human right? 

Until January 1993 we found HS as a disease in the World Health Organization (WHO) list of diseases. In the 10th revision of the WHO International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10), “ego-dystonic sexual orientation” is listed under the heading of “psychological and behavioral disorders associated with sexual development and orientation.” Why did WHO remove HS from its list of diseases? Do you think because years of research and study’s findings in behavioral science proved or established for certain that it is not a disease or such ‘orientation’ an acceptable human behavior? You have got to be kidding me. What an absurdity! No reason other than the WHO has been a mere instrument implementing the agendas of western powers. Global institutions are predominantly instruments executing the interests, wishes or desires of those that, by historical coincidence, have got the political and economic upper hand or assume the role of world police.

In most African societies, homosexuality is the most abominable sin and outrageous behavior contrary to social norms. It is a behavior not only at odds with the tenets and principles of all major ‘faiths’ in the world but it is also against natural law. Yet, people who advocate HS as a human right and some of the victims consider themselves as “Christians”. There must be a newly fabricated ‘Christianity’ which doesn’t recognize the Holy Bible. Otherwise such nonsense is absolutely against the tenets of Christianity as enshrined in the Holy Scripture. If at all I relate human rights with these people, it will be in the context of the treatment accorded to avert their disorder. Elevating an infectious disease to the level of a human right by any measure is outrageous and absurd. Yet, you are trying to be smart by introducing these perversions as “sex education” under the guise of international trade agreements.   

We Africans have no such luxury. We have endless catalogs of problems and challenges yet to be addressed like proxy war, poverty, good governance, human rights in the proper sense of the term, etc. The problem of African women’s has nothing to do with lesbianism and marital rape. Their agenda is rather related to poverty, access to clean and potable water, access to health, education, reduction or elimination of maternal death caused by pregnancy, etc. 

Africa in general and Ethiopia in particular can’t afford to bear another problem which defiles the moral decency of our continent. Africans have to fight and control the spread of this “epidemic” through all legal means and religious teachings and formal education in line with indigenous values.  People who live with these perversions need intensive care and treatment and help them rehabilitate in order to make them a normal member of society.

What would be one’s position if homosexuality is classified by the WHO as a clinical disease as it had been used to? Shall we cease to consider it as a human right agenda? Whatever the answer, it doesn’t change the abnormality of such behavior or its being a chronic social problem. What does it matter whether WHO classifies it clinically as a disease or not as long as this sexual behavior is a threat to the very existence of society? Neither the sanction nor the recognition of such abnormal behavior by law of different countries automatically renders it free from being a behavioral disorder. 

The principles of this or that religion or faith, the social norms, culture or customs of this or that society aside, the standard here is the universal law of nature. Irrespective of differences in race, color and the level of development we find ourselves in, as human beings we share common feelings and have common traits. We are created as males and females. No one chooses to be this or that sex. I am certain that a time will come that the world will pay for its irresponsible acts and behaviors.

Nature, the best and universal school, however, teaches us human beings endowed with the faculty of thinking that the existences of opposite sexes are not without underlying causes. Please note that this is not a matter of gender stereotype. We are here speaking of people, irrespective of their race or color, who need special care and treatment for the very survival of the human race. We are speaking of exceptions to the general rule of human nature, the exception to the normal and universally accepted standard of sexual behavior.

By any measure, homosexuality and its variants are extreme perversions. Once, your scientists and researchers had proved it to be a perversion. Now you are preaching us that it is a human right. “You champions of freedom and human rights!!!” Let me tell you the obvious: rights and freedoms have their own limits. You are not allowed to enter into another’s territory. You may exercise and enjoy your freedom and rights as long as you respect others freedom and rights. 

God has created human beings with freedom. We have the freedom to choose and decide using our faculty of thinking. However, we are held accountable for the choices and decisions we have made. 

Do not make enemies of the Ethiopian people; you have the right to act and behave as you think fit but you have no right to impose the same on others. Do not try dictating us what to do and not to do.

Don’t drag the rest of the world to your devilish world of ‘Sodom and Gomorrah’ under the guises of human rights and international trade agreements. This is totally unacceptable at least in Ethiopia. 

This is an urgent call and warning to western powers and international organizations, whose allegiance is to these devilish forces, to come to your senses, repent and act and behave as human beings created with the image and likeness of the Most High. And if an atheist, act and behave according to the law of nature. If you are not heeding to this warning as a foolish person’s empty words, sooner or later, your fate will be that of the biblical land of Sodom and Gomorrah.

I assure you that our ‘weapon’ is so reliable, effective and has no parallel to all the sophisticated and technologically advanced weapons combined produced and to be produced by human beings. This power is none other than the absolute and perfect power of the Omnipotent God.

No nation in the world however big or strong which messes up with Ethiopia would be left alone. Sooner or later it shall pay dearly either in the form of natural or man-made disasters. Iran, Iraq, Libya, Kuwait are cases in point. As of late, Turkey, KSA, the tiny state UAE have been helping the monster incarnate Abiy in his genocidal mission of the Amhara people of Ethiopia. The God of Ethiopia shall visit them soon with His wrath. There have been signs already. The same is true of USA, England and the European Union countries. The latter are responsible directly or indirectly for helping the ethno-fascist regimes – TPLF and the current OPDO/OLF – assume power in Ethiopia and create a collosal mess of historical proportion, in particular the coordinated campaign against the EOTC, a country on her own right. They are still helping these terrorist elements to dismantle Ethiopia.

Keep your hands off Ethiopia!!! 


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