Sharia Law: Is Its Goal to Subjugate Humanity?

A legitimate question about sharia law is: Is its goal to subjugate humanity?

The concept of self-governance under sharia law by Muslims in Western society has been a topic of controversy since the turn of the millennium, especially in light of the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001.

Proponents of sharia in the West, under which many Muslims seek to settle personal affairs — such as divorce, custody of children and inheritance — claim it is an exercise of their freedom of religion, a human right.

Yet, what is sharia?