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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  17/NOV/2011 1:17 AM
Assunto:  Só pra contrariar
Mensagem:  In common parlance, a devil's advocate is someone who, given a certain argument, takes a position he or she does not necessarily agree with, just for the sake of argument. In taking such position, the individual taking on the devil's advocate role seeks to engage others in an argumentative discussion process. The purpose of such process is typically to test the quality of the original argument and identify weaknesses in its structure, and to use such information to either improve or abandon the original, opposing position. It can also refer (less commonly) to someone who takes a stance that is seen as unpopular or unconventional, but is actually another way of arguing a more conventional stance.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Só pra contrariar  –  srlessa  17/NOV/2011, 12:34 AM
Só pra contrariar  –  Teacher  17/NOV/2011, 1:12 AM
 Só pra contrariar  –  Dale-USA  17/NOV/2011, 1:17 AM
Só pra contrariar  –  Dale-USA  17/NOV/2011, 1:21 AM
Só pra contrariar...  –  PPAULO  17/NOV/2011, 1:33 PM
Só pra contrariar...  –  Dale-USA  17/NOV/2011, 2:48 PM

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