The goal is not truth, not higher ideals, but a banal benefit. v. 5-6 There are all kinds of punishments, the punishment of Egypt was serious, but God did not destroy Egypt. But He destroyed the kingdoms of Canaan. Gen 15:16 … for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full. v. 11 And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more: v. 12-13 Gold, royal fine clothes, best perfumes, food, bodies and even souls of people. But why? Is 13:12 I will make a man more precious than fine gold; … Ez 28:16 By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: … Lucifer fell through this. v. 22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; … God will take away the gifts. v. 23 … and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: … Today, there are almost more divorces than marriages, what could be worse? - when there will be no weddings.