SD is NOT a rule based Dharm; it is current society centric religion, and chalks it path on the basis of the then society’s requirement, so the possibility of exploitation is always there, as an average Hindu does not even know or understand all this. Hindu society has always accepted and trusted these scholars and Dharm gurus, as such acts are more sinister and need to be discussed.
Repeat: Earlier societies respected boundaries of their kingdoms and those of others. Chanakya was the first who advocated Nationalism. After Chanakya death, this mantra was ignored and slowly forgotten