Letter on Messay Dejene's response ...
June 1, 2013
Dear Ethiomedia Editor:
I don't often write an article on your media, but I like to take this opportunity to thank you for the opportunity you give voice to many people, however good or bad, to express their views. I know you represent a one sided view, but that is ok. Everyone entitled to his/her opinion and has a right to take or advance whatever opinion he/she has.
I think this applies to the so called Dr. Messay Dereje who wrote a response article on Ethiomedia today (Thurs May-30-2013). I felt somewhat nauseated when I read his article, though I started with good intention first curious to see his genuine intellectual pros and debate to refute Tecola Hagos's message.
Instead, I found Dr Messay's article extremely chauvinistic, arrogant, damn and empty filled with contempt of Ethiopians (especially the minorities). He starts our by belittling the PM Hailemariam, by referring him as a servant "serving his masters", and went on insulting the entire generation of Ethiopians under the age of 45!! Alas, what a Dr! I wonder where you got your PHD degree, the respected Dr. Is this what you learned?
The average Ethiopian from the countryside, whether he comes from Wolayta, Oromoia, Tigray or Amhara (Gonder or Gojjam) has a very high standard of ethics and respect with high value and courtesy - the roots of Ethiopian heritages and culture than you do have - the well educated Dr!
Please read again what you wrote, and hopefully try to grasp your own thoughts!
Here are excerpts from your article:
Dr Messay: I wish you a recovery from your head that is filled with hate and ignorance!
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