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If you want to understand systemd, study the documentation with an open and objective mind, don't be affected by the oppinions of other people.
In this video Lennart Pottering gives a good presentation on what systemd is all about and why it's designed the way it is.
If you're looking for a good technical overview, the following documents are really good:
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