This attitude leads one towards a lack of compassion, and an extreme sense of selfishness.Visitors to Sodom and Gomorrah were indeed treated with a lack of compassion, and oftentimes, treated outright sadistically.And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door down." God hints to Abraham as to the extent of Sodom and Gomorrah's sinfulness in Gen. "Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous." Yet, Scripture is silent as to the exact nature of the sin committed in Sodom and Gomorrah.
According to rabbinic tradition, the Sodomites perceived what was theirs as theirs, and what was yours, is yours.
A life led by this principal tends to care less and less about his neighbor.
Lot took the two men home and prepared a meal for them.
This is the first mention of "unleavened bread", which is the meal Lot prepared for his guests.
At the end of their encounter, God tells Abraham His plans for the impending destruction of all "the cities of the plain", as well as all of the people which lived there.