Such side effects are typically assumed to be negative, though the devil's advocate
can counter that they might just as well turn out to be positive.
Second, scholars might examine the origin of the devil's advocate
Rather than one person playing a solitary devil's advocate
, another option is to form a board committee to play the role.
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The devil's advocate
ensures that the debate is robust by, among other things, using role-playing: that way, people can raise issues without fear of hurting their careers.
WHILE Time Magazine chose Bill and Melinda Gates and Bono as its 2005 Persons of the Year, the cover of the Devil's Advocate
certainly would bestow the honor on Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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At the risk of playing devil's advocate
the people targeted in this slap-dash survey may well have been out-of-towners, probably from London - where they charge pounds 3.
Sir Bob, who describes himself as "a pop star, poet, open-plan politician, living saint, devil's advocate
, freelance genius and natural irritant", will appear on November 20.
That doesn't tempt Pattison to automatically become the Devil's Advocate
with regard to potential deals.
, one of Mark Pitman's leading bumper performers, has been put down after breaking a leg on the gallops.
last week in which the studio agreed to exorcise several scenes from the video version of "The Devil's Advocate
My point in coming across as a sort of Devil's advocate
here -- at least from the provider standpoint -- is that I don't feel that I am all that unique; there are millions of consumers out there in roughly the same economic circumstances as mine.
At the very least, CPAs should apply their analytical skills and play the devil's advocate
, questioning the source of corporate forecasts, ferreting out false premises and observing when emotions are overwhelming better judgment.
Shoppers will have their choice of the following popular titles -- "Above the Law," "Alexander: Director's Cut," "Blazing Saddles: 30th Anniversary Special Edition," "Bullitt," "The Devil's Advocate
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