Unity of Ethiopia in disorder, Chaos, never ending Squabble, infighting has no meaning
Gebre Selema 08-13-20
Leave alone unity in uniformity, even unity in diversity is not always good. Reason, unity in diversity without ordered diversity management, transparent check and balance has no benefit due to the fact diversity is very difficult to manage and to administer conflicting interests. Ethiopia is a case in point which is in diversity denial state short of diversity and diversity management. Unity in diversity is only a treasure house if it is recognized and equilaterally managed. The reason Ethiopia is the poorest country is not lack of resources of material or natural resources, but its inability to use its human resources and diversity ethnic treasure. Studies done in Canada indicated, diversity is a natural resource treasure if managed and exploited wisely, but managing diversity is extremely difficult even in small companies. However studies have shown that companies who embrace and employ diverse ethnic employees are more innovative because the employees have different mindset and enrich the company with diverse skill sets and innovation. I just want to highlight the importance of fragmenting Ethiopia. I know this is not romantic for many Ethiopians. But I will explain why it is important to fragment Ethiopia into pieces for the sake of the people who live in it.
Always, small is easy to manage. One can manage small problem easily than large problem. In reality, when you solve large problem, you have to divide the problem into pieces and solve the pieces one by one to solve the big problem. If one tries to solve the big problem without fragmenting the problem, one will never solve the problem. This is objective reality on daily basis in engineering practice. Ethiopia as it is is a big problem to solve which is impossible the problem, and we have seen in our life and everyone who try to solve Ethiopian problem make it worse even. For this reason we need to do paradigm change.
The Nordic countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway are /were the same people. Their only difference is only ethnic and languages. Their pedigree or family tree is the same. Not only Nordic country, but also UK, Irish, Scottish, are all the same stock because England was founded by migrants from Nordic countries. This is to say, they are same people. But never ending ethnic conflict and warring created those tiny small European countries which ended the endless conflict and war, misery and backwardness in the whole Europe. Ethiopians say, we say we are the same, we are brother, we are sister and we are intermarried and we have died together. But that is weak argument that the kept the country in darkness.
As I said above, small is easy to manage. Diving Ethiopia into pieces for the sake of lasting peace and stability and prosperity is good for all Ethiopians. My argument is that dividing Ethiopia into small pieces such Oromia, Amhara, Tigrai, Afar, Somali, Gambela, Sidama, Wolyata, … will end never ending bloodshed, war, diseases, darkness, famine, backwardness because people will lead and govern themselves and will focus on work and competition for doing better than their nearest neighbours. They will have their own Arat kilos n Sidama, Wolayta, Gambela, Tigrai, Amhara, Oromia, Somali state, no more fighting for a rat kilo in Addis Ababa. The federalism that served for 27 years was an entry point. Now is a time to free all the nations to govern themselves and free from imposers like Abiy and others whom will come in the future. Every nation and nations and nationalities must emulate the State of Tigrai model of self rule and this must be 100% separation each nation and nationalities having their own defense, economy, system of governance. But they can have a charter of alliance to solve their boundaries only based on studies and facts of historical land tenure and they can also have an alliance against foreign aggressors to defend each state from any foreign aggression.
Tigrai must restore Axumite and unite with Eritrea, afar and restore and rebuild modern Axumite kingdom with all its ancient land mark, sea mark and people and Technology and Geez and Tigrignea, Afarignea, Kunamignea, etc can become official languages as state language of Axumite. Then axumite can build a 21st century rail way called Axumite trade and tourism belt that will connect Massawa to Mogadish, to all the cost of Somalia, Kenya Mombasa, Dareselam, Beria in Mozambique, Durban and Cape Town. This will make Axumite the centre of the world trade and tourism. Other Ethiopians can use the ports for free and we can use the Nile or Abay for free and channel Abay water to Mekelle, Asmara, Keren,, Axum, Massawawa, Keren wherever the water is needed. In this way we will have lasting peace and prosperity. We can not eat the name Ethiopia. Of coures we have to work together with other Ethiopians to use the Abay water for all of us. We can work together on economy and common interest. But we must not waste after now talking about united Ethiopia because it does not make sense to keep people in dakrness for the name Ethiopia. Ethiopia is a name, not God. Ethiopia is name, not divine name.
Lasting peace is very important because without lasting peace, one can not solve any problem. If we fragment Ethiopia as mentioned above, we will have lasting peace. Imagine connecting Cape Town to Massawa? Cape Town is year round tourism coastal city, but has no warm water like Massawa. Imagine a romantic trip from Cape Town to Massawa from the cold Atlantic shores to warm Gurgusu. It is fascinating imagination. We have to come out of the so called Ethiopia box and imagine a better way of living life because life is short. We must condemn our people to darkness for a meaningless name Ethiopia. All countries names are man made and nothing magic about them. You can change names. Names are not God. Tigrai must move forward fast because they future is bright and fascinating. People are saying TPLF did bad things in the past. That is human beings. No human is free of wrong doings. We all know the wrong things we did in our lives, not because we wanted, but because we went through different states of consciousness. E need to move forward and learn from the past the lesson and do better things for today and tomorrow. If we dwell on the wrong things done by people in the past, we will never move an inch forward. But we must make sure we will not repeat those mistakes because those who do not learn from the past are destined to repeat them.
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