Promise FAQs:


Q: Is promise a commitment by someone to do or not do something?

A: Yes.

Q: Are promises pledges that will be later shaped by politics and the cooperation of individuals?

A: Yes.

Q: Is promise made?

A: Yes.

Q: Are promises made to offer assurance?

A: Yes, and especially during election.

Q: Is promise a manifestation of intent to act or refrain from acting in a specified way at some point in the future?

A: Yes.

Q: Is promise conditional?

A: Yes, and it tends to receive biconditional interpretation.

Q: Are promises usually held to be legally enforceable?

A: Yes, and according to the Latin maxim pacta sunt servanda.

Q: Is promise the vow?

A: Yes.

Q: Are promises regarded as having Allah as their witness and guarantor?

A: Yes.

Q: Are promises highly controlled by the speaker?

A: Yes.

Q: Are promises compared with threats by Verbrugge?

A: Yes, and Dieussaert, Schaeken and William.

Q: Are promises often made with an intent on the speaker's part to convince a hearer to do something by holding out the prospect of a reward?

A: Yes, threats by contrasts are often made with an intent to influence a hearer's behavior by holding out the prospect of a punishment.

Q: Is promise made?

A: Yes.

Q: Are promises made with few realistic supports to ever become existent?

A: Yes.

Q: Is promise an election promise?

A: Yes.