Originally Posted by Kisaragi
No, I just hate it when someone misinterprets a code. A code is a that, a guideline. A code is not a way of life. Bartolomew's Pirate Law, Ksyatria code of honor, Xia, they're all the same. In life, you adapt. Not blindly follow something.
you're forgetting that people followed it to the extent that it is their way of life in the eras
while its true that the origin of the code might not have been something as extreme, different lineages and individuals decided to follow them to different extents
if he really follows it blindly, it may already be his way of life