Re: "by the book"

John Pastore (venture@CANCUN.RCE.COM.MX)
Fri, 10 May 1996 05:38:25 +0000

On 10 May 96 at 13:23, Judith M S Pine wrote:

> Holly Swyers wrote, in an aside:
> > Just a curious question a little off the topic - in how
> > many cultures is there a disparity between "by the book" and "the
> > way we actually do things"?

In as many as has 'codified' law systems (at least) compounded by all
the 'codified'-laws listed to cover any possible contigency, no
matter how relevent or not, conflictive or not, but income producing
anyway, to then either go 'by the book', or be disparate and just go
around all the contingencies and, not only, acutally do something,
but even, get something done.

Ka Xiik Keech Ya Utzil,

John Pastore
Writer/Guide in 'El Mayab'
("The Mayan Homeland")