WHY THE REFORM OF ISLAM MAY BE IMPOSSIBLE
When people first learn about the actual doctrine contained in the Trilogy, a frequent response is that Islam needs a reformation like Christianity had.
First, what does it matter if the religion reforms or not? It is the politics that produce fear.
The doctrine of Islam is proclaimed to be eternal, universal and perfect. Eternal means unchanging and final. Mohammed is the final and last prophet of Allah. Universal means that is applies to all of the world and perfect means that the doctrine needs no change.
A huge problem with proposing Islamic reformation is its amount of political doctrine. About two thirds of the Koran of Mecca deals with condemning kafirs to Hell for merely disagreeing with Mohammed. Over 50% of the Koran of Medina deals with hypocrites and jihad against kafirs. Nearly 75% of the Sira deals with jihad. About 20% of the Hadith by Bukhari is about jihad. Politics is the majority of the doctrine and it is all violent. Removing this doctrine would destroy political Islam. There is no Islam without politics.
Kafirs propose an Islamic reform based upon the idea that the horrible acts of Islam are medieval, tribal customs and in modern times we don't do that kind of thing. They are a thing of the past.
But for a Muslim, the Koran is perfect and eternal. And the Koran relentlessly advances the idea that the Sunna (the words and deeds of Mohammed) is the ideal mode of Islamic behavior. Both the Koran and the Hadith are very clear that the medieval tribal actions are the ideal for humanity and rather than being put in the dust bin of history, they are the perfect guidance for today.
The dilemma of removing medieval tribalism is that much of the Trilogy is medieval tribalism. So if you reform political Islam by taking out the old tribal doctrine, where do you stop? What is the guidance for which old, tribal acts of Mohammed are not applicable for today? You can't take it all out. Without medieval tribalism there is basically no Islam.
And what body of Islam has the authority to reform it? There is no such authority. Some group of Muslims might decide to drop all of the violent and oppressive political doctrine, but what authority would they have to tell any other Muslim to follow them?
Why would any Muslim want reform? Demographic jihad (immigration and high birth rates) will cause Europe to be Islamic in less than a century. Islam is winning. Why reform a winner?
Islam is detailed down to the smallest action of life and living. And there is a vast quantity of detail that allows very little room for interpretation or change, let alone reformation.
There is the matter of Islamic dualistic ethics. How do you reform the ethical system that is at the core of Islam?
And lastly, Islam discourages criticism of another Muslim or the doctrine. Self criticism of Islam is simple not done. All fault always lies with the kafirs. How can there be reform without self-criticism?
The doctrine of Islam can not be reformed any more than a triangle can be reformed by changing the number of sides. It is logically impossible. Islamic doctrine is defined as unchanging and beyond reform. The Koran is perfect and eternal. Mohammed is the final prophet and the ideal model for all humanity for all times. The reformation of Islam is logically impossible due to the way the doctrine is defined.