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COMPLETE SILENCE from the OIC on any Reform of Islam

Reader comment on item: Can Islam Be Reformed?
in response to reader comment: Why isn't there any call for reforms in Islam by any Islamic country from those 57 OIC memebers or by Muslims in our countries??

Submitted by Ron Thompson (United States), Jul 5, 2013 at 18:12

This is one of the strongest and clearest statements I've ever seen on the unlikelihood that Islam can ever be reformed by its adherents. If we could get just one political leader of any of the countries, especially in Europe, which are under siege from their growing Muslim immigrant communities to prohibit any criticism of Islam (i.e. to give up their right of Free Speech) to call for polls to see if there is any Public Opinion within Islam that feels anything about the religion needs to be reformed.

Such a quest, to find out Muslim Public Opinion on this question, would also have the virtue of tending to take back the initiative from Muslim leaders and clerics who have been allowed to frame the issue of the role of Muslims and Islam in other societies as if the Muslims are the victims of Hate speech, without any accountability regarding their own speech. Which, ironically, and unlike Western criticism of Islam, is true Hate speech.

If not one political leader, how about a few 'Public Intellectuals' to call for such polling.

Are there any who would take up this Common Sense question?


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