You are very right in your
observation. In my opinion there is one root cause of this Muslim behavior.
Muslims believe that Islam is the final truth and therefore they have a
divine right to rule in this world.
In my humble opinion, the first part of this
premise is true; but the second is not: Islam may be the final truth, yet
nowhere in the Qur’ān do we find that only the final truth has the absolute
right to rule.
What perhaps is the cause of this
misconception is that the struggle of the Prophet (sws) of Islam and his
Companions (rta) is viewed in a certain perspective. It is contended that
they in their times established the political supremacy of Islam because it
was the ultimate truth; therefore each and every Muslim must follow suit.
This as is explained in an earlier query is
not the case. The whole
struggle of the Prophet (sws) and his Companions (rta) is related to an
established practice of the Almighty regarding people who are divinely
conferred the status of shuhadā ‘ala al-nās (witnesses to the truth before