it’s all about the relative importance ascribed to it by the people implementing it.

Well, regarding to Buddhism, there is some textual animosity towards Islam from the 9th century:
http://wikiislam.net/wiki/Kalachakra_Tantra
[there’s other sources too – it’s well known]
but of course, the argument goes, it’s an anomaly that can be ignored because it goes against the tenets of the earlier establishment of the religion.

Like anything, it’s all about the relative importance ascribed to it by the people implementing it. I’ll return to the ‘text only’ as danger in this regard; as not all texts can have equal importance and there’s no single book or group of books that are enough for a society to function properly. Everything can’t be written down – it’s just not possible – and within even that which is, what to keep, what to ignore is up to the spirit of the times as it were and/or to the willful choice of individuals who choose to highlight or bury certain phrases in light of the needs or desires of their whims or their cultures (spirit of the times).

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