Act


The word act comes from the Latin “Actus” and it refers to everything that leads to an action, for which it will always be related to doing or the result of that doing. This term, depending on its context, may have different concepts, for example when a national date is approaching or an anniversary is commemorated, the state authorities or the members of the communities carry out public celebrations in the squares or in the theaters, to all these actions is what we call an act.

At a theatrical level, it can be said that an act is all the parts into which a play is divided, for example “In the first act of the play the protagonists meet”.
In the area of ​​law, a legal or juridical act refers to voluntary work done consciously in order to create, modify or terminate rights between legal persons through a legal order. Also following this same area, we have the administrative act, which is nothing more than a legal act promoted by the public administration.

In the religious part there is what we call an act of Faith, which is that act made by people, with the hope that what they want with so much feeling and love can be granted, for example “Mr. Juan made an act of faith by carrying a cross from his house to the church to ask for the recovery of his son who had an accident”.

There are political acts, where the representatives of the political parties that make life in the country, are participants in numerous assemblies and concentrations in order to make known what their positions are about the situation in the country and they make debates and promise things (which they never comply with), etc. Currently, these types of acts are carried out more frequently, especially if there are safe elections and there is a need to obtain more supporters. There are acts for humanitarian purposes that are organized for a humanitarian cause, for example, taking a walk to contribute to patients suffering from cancer.