The title of the book:

 

Replacing Language-based-group Politics of the EPLF/TPLF

 

 

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$19.95

 

The book has 6 chapters, 19 appendices and 1 Figure.  For contents see attachment

 

CONTENTS                                                                                      page

Preface                                                                                                 i

Chapter 1.           From monarchy to fascism                                        1

      My experiences of the change from monarchy to Derg                  3

      Source of language-based division                                                 6

      The 10 Points Categories for comparing fascism of

                 Italy and the TPLF                                                              13

Chapter 2.                    Historical points of alienation                          19

      Section 1.      Egypt as a menace to Ethiopia                                  19

      Section 2.      The Turkish fiction                                                   21

      Section 3.      Portuguese Efforts                                                    22

      Section 4.      Northward migration of the Boren

                        and Beryetuma tribes                                                   23

      Section 5.      French aggression                                                     24

      Section 6.      British colonial ambitions                                          25

      Section 7.      Italian colonial ambitions                                          26

      Section 8.      The Allied forces after WW2                                     28

      Section 9.      The USSR and Ethiopia                                            29

      Section 10.    Bush-Clinton-Bush administrations                           30

      Section 11.    The TPLF's administration                                        32

      Section 11.1.          The TPLF and EFFORT                                  32

      Section 11. 2. TPLF benefits by fostering stressful

                        Conditions                                                                    34

      Section 11.3.          TPLF's Revolutionary Democracy                               

                        Instrument.                                                                  35

      Section 12.    What rights do Ethiopians have

                        under the TPLF?                                                         56

      References                                                                                     58

Chapter 3.           Wisdom and Virtue Ethics                                         61

      A.   Regarding Wisdom                                                                  62

      B.  Regarding Virtue Ethics and Morality                                       65

      Question # 1.         Does cowardice derive from virtue or vice?      65       

      Question # 2.         Does a vicious act result from bravery?             66

      Question # 3.         Does stealing result from virtue or vice?            67

      Question # 4.         Is courage a form of generosity?                       71

      Question # 5.         Does lying result from virtue or vice?              73

                           Deontology; Duty Ethics                                          74       

      Question# 6.          Can't morality be judged by the good

                        consequences of an action?                                       78

                           Utilitarianism: Utility Ethics                                      78

      Question # 7.         Is not morality based on codes?                       80

                           Christian morality                                                     81

                           Selfishness and egoism                                              81

                           Altruism versus "yelugnta"                                        83

      Conclusion                                                                                     84

      References                                                                                     85

Chapter 4. Rights and social contract.                                                  87

      On the state of nature                                                                     90

      On natural law                                                                               91

      On social contract.                                                                         92

      On the history of social contracts.                                                  92

      Abba Estifanos                                                                               94

      Philosopher Zere Ya'iqob                                                               96

      Thomas Hobbes                                                                             97

      John Locke                                                                                    98

      Jean Jacques Rousseau                                                                   99

      Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Br¸de

               et de Montesquieu                                                                101

      The American constitution                                                             102

      Woodrow Wilson -- self determination                                           103

      On preemptive strike                     

      Conclusion                                                                                     106

      References                                                                                     107

Chapter 5.                    Ethiopia's experiences at democracy               109

      Part 1.                    Experiences at democratic governance             110

      Part 1a.         The AD 13th Century story                                       110

      Part 1b.         The story of the Gada system                                    113

      Part 1c.         The Council of Ministers                                           116

      Part 1d.         The May 15, 2005 elections                                      118

      Part 2.                    Lack of democratic culture                               120

                           Statement of the problem                                          120

                           Proposed solution                                                     122

      References                                                                                     123

Chapter 6.           Ethiopian Democracy                                               125

      Section 1.      The Evil revolution of 1974-2005                            125     

      Section 2.      Ethiopian Democracy Instrument                              128

      Part 1.           Summary of vision-mission-goal-object-

                                    strategy-tactic system                                       129

      Vision                                                                                            129

      Mission                                                                                          129

      Goals                                                                                             130

      Objectives summary                                                                       132

      Part 2.                    Detailed Strategies and tactics                          133

      Part 2a.         Detailed tactics and strategies to Goal 1                     135

      Part 2b.         Detailed strategies and tactics to Goal 2                     150

Appendix 1.        Propagation of language                                           163

Appendix 2.        Names and Languages                                              173

Appendix 3.        Alien political agitators                                             177

Appendix 4.        The role of David Mercer                                         181

Appendix 5.        Snapshot of Ethiopian history                                   193

Appendix 6.        US intervention & National Conference                   215

Appendix 7.        Western Intellectuals on African regimes                  219

Appendix 8.        Reactions to views of s Western scholars                  223

Appendix 9.        The UF = Congress + Senate                                    227

Appendix 10.      Eight Points Principles                                              231

Appendix 11.      Much bigger than its officers                                    233

Appendix 12.      Bruce on slavery                                                       239 

Appendix 13.      The disciples creed                                                    243

Appendix 14       Bylaws                                                                      249

Appendix 15.      Water power                                                             267

Appendix 16.      The 1902 Anglo-Ethiopian Treaty                            285

Appendix 17.      Ethiopians against the center                                     293

Appendix 18.      The ESM, QNN, and the EPLF                                307

Appendix 19.      The Rubicon is crossed                                             329

Figure 1.             Rivers, lakes and mountains                                      339

Acronyms                                                                                            341

Index                                                                                                   343