i) Muslim Groups and Individuals Within a Non-Muslim State
ii) Islamic/Muslim States Within a Non-Muslim World
Muslim Groups/Individuals Within a Non-Muslim State
Much is made of how ‘moderate’ Muslims are in the UK and how many moderate Muslims there actually are.
We must ask ourselves this:
Similarly, Muslims would find it very hard to get away with systemic kinds of Islamic of Muslim intolerance towards others or towards non-Muslim institutions, both legally and in terms of non-Muslim opinion. Thus,
The same with Muslims as a whole, either as communities or as the sum of Muslim communities. They too know that complete Islamification would be impossible at this point of time. They know that excessive militancy would backfire.
Even in the case of Islamic zealots,
In the end, then,
Islamic/Muslim States within a Non-Muslim World
Now it will be interesting to apply the same arguments to the larger scale. Instead of talking about the relative weakness of Muslims or Muslim groups vis-a-vis British society, let us think instead about the relative weakness of Muslim or Islamic states vis-a-vis the world.
Now let’s move back to the small scale and imagine British Muslims or Islamic groups having much-increased power, both demographically and politically.
*) The Muslim population of the UK is rising 10 times faster than the non-Muslim population: