Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat.
In Texas , the “Execution Protocol” clearly outlines a last meal choice to the condemned individual, things accessible by the regular prison kitchen staff... as a scheduled step in the execution process: At least seven days prior to the execution, the warden or designee will contact the condemned individual to arrange for his/her last meal, and The condemned individual will be served a final meal at a time determined by the warden.
Leibniz’s theory on the subject as substantia ideans in the sense of a causative agent of decision and acts stands much closer to a materialist interpretation of history than does a philosophy which reduces the thinking subject to the role of subsuming Protocol sentences under general propositions and deducing other sentences from them.max horkheimer
[ Serialism ] is like a sailless ship, driven out to sea by its captain, who has grown tired of its being used only as a pontoon, and who is privately convinced that by subjecting life aboard to the rules of an elaborate Protocol, he will prevent the crew from thinking nostalgically either of their home port or of their ultimate destination.…claude lévi-strauss
A diplomat's life is made up of three ingredients: Protocol, Geritol and alcohol.adlai stevenson
A complete shutdown of all of our elevators, sir? No, that kind of Protocol can only be allowed by someone in my position, sir.
Protocol, alcohol, and Geritol.