By Professor Mesfin Woldemariam
December 8, 2014
Thirty to fifty years ago the TWINS, the shabia (EPLF) and the weyyane (TPLF) discovered that one of their formidable and impregnable enemies was RECORDED HISTORY. In their boundless ignorance they believed they could wipe out RECORDED HISTORY by destroying the books on Ethiopia. They started their destructive campaign in London and Washington DC. The University of London and the Library of Congress were, I believe, their first targets. This is a consequence mainly attributable to IGNORANCE.
Now that the TWINS are presumably incontestably in power they have resumed their campaign of destruction of accumulated knowledge. In Ethiopia the campaign started with the libraries in the Catholic Churches, The Municipality of Addis Abeba and perhaps in less known other organizations. Priceless books in these institutions and organizations were sold dirt-cheap by weight! Fortunately for Ethiopia their ignorance when combined with their greed led to a consequence partially opposite to their desired purpose of total destruction. Although some books were bought by those who would destroy them, some were also bought by those would preserve them…