Whenever I travel abroad, I am always amazed at how many people view United States Capitalism as a negative and exploitive system. There is seldom a reference to the positive outcomes of impact capitalism. And the negatives are usually more attributable to corporatism than capitalism. Even more frightening is how more young people in the […]
Advocatus Diaboli - in pursuit of wisdom
Tomasz A. Fediuk is a contributor and co-founder of Impact Capitalist. He is General Manager with Fediuk Botero, LLC, a consulting firm working with family businesses and enterprises.
Advocatus Diaboli is translated as Devil's Advocate. This would be someone who looks at multiple perspectives, argues against a position, or argues for the sake of challenging points of view. Even as a professor, Tom enjoyed enlightened conversation as an activity to better understand a concept. The Advocatus Diaboli blog page is the platform for Tom to explore ideas, challenge "knowledge" or just ruminate about the world.
Trigger Warning: The posts in Advocatus Diaboli may cause discomfort for some people. We apologize in advance for any undesired reactions you may have to the ideas expressed and challenged here. We do not mean to offend by offering any opinions or thoughts not aligned with yours.
dev·il’s advocate (dĕv′əlz) n. [Translation of Medieval Latin advocātus diabolī] American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. One who argues against a cause or position, not as a committed opponent but simply for the sake of argument or to determine the validity of the cause or position. Roman Catholic Church – An official formerly […]