People do ask, what is…

People do ask, what is the use to continue presenting normative Islam when it is clear such a route will lead to its irrelevance – one of the things I say is that different groups around the world, if they truly believe in their positions, keep on presenting a normative version of their views and wait until a propitious time arrives, regardless of how repulsive their views may seem at first sight to large swathes of the masses.

Take the example of racists (an imperfect example but nonetheless), they only tweaked their arguments slightly over the decades, but now it seems they are on the ascendant, and will move fully towards their hyper-nationalist and hyper-racist goals. Why should anyone expect such low standards for Muslims (i.e. we Muslims should water down things until nothing is left of normative orthodox Islam before we are considered relevant) is beyond me.