Not at all......for us simple folks it is to easy to get a headache with all the going back and forth....just cut to the chase...does it work and how do I get it?
I see both points or sides of that issue. We can no longer just look to individuals. At some point we need to recognize that this body technology is old...ancient...and is the foundation for all of the legends we have heard about. Otherwise we will continue to be victimized by poor teaching, and on a continual quest for yet another face to put on it...and that typically Asian.
Recognizing the richness and the context is intriguing and rewarding in itself. And in the end it helps is to understand an analogy that would forever have escaped our ability to...translate or absorb. Hence the budo scholars who didn't get it either.