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 +====== felicity conditions ======
 +Preparatory conditions have to be fulfilled : 
 +   * the person executing the speech act has to have the authority to do so; 
 +   * certain procedures have to be followed, e.g. when baptising a person the procedure must be executes correctly and completely; ​
 +   * sincerity conditions have to be met; 
 +   * the speaker is committed to actually supporting the ideas his speech act conveys; ​
 +   * the participants must conduct themselves accordingly. ​