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Islamic Reformation - No Hope to be Found in That

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Sep 28, 2018 at 12:27

Islam is not meant to be reformed: it is to be replaced.

But some might say, as does this observer, was not Islam meant to be a replacement theology/theosophy for the Judeo-Christian religious observations of that time, morphing into the religious practices of this age? Does the resurgence of Islam not bear out a tale from the dark ages that the battles of this age are directed towards a culmination of the inability of mankind to move towards peace, supposedly a result of being more religious to obtain a religion of peace? If then, peace is the derivative: why all the fighting?

Some might say that if peace were the goal of Islam and shari'a the methodology, why does Islam permit, even endorse the decimations of non-aligned religious populations who cannot enjoy their peace that Islam does not permit? Religious rebellion is in the air like the pyres of coming from intolerance of things Christian, for example.

The suggestion is that Islam (how many times has this forum engaged in such speculation) may be subjected to a reformed observance of the Quran, only to find that the inoculation for such moderation is indwelt and specifically targeted in protective Islamic instincts of defending its verses with admonitions of catastrophic defeat towards such attempts. To moderate is to become apostate.

Islam cannot be reformed; but there are implications it will have its final day in the shadows of a world out of control, leaving no survivors since it will not relinquish its deadly hold on those who had succumbed to its delusion of martyrdom. Where is the love of life in that?

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