Higher School of Social Psychology
The author of the commentary argues that both the provocation that introduced the bogus therapy as a new therapeutic procedure in the popular magazine, and the commented article are based on false assumptions, namely: (a) that social practice must have a scientific background; (b) that any activity that is not based on scientific premises is immoral; ( c) that the goal of scientists is to expose the missing theoretical premises of social practice. The provocation, despite the good intentions of the author, was conducted in a way which goes against its goal, that is, increasing the intellectual and moral vigilance of academic psychologists.
Keywords: abuse in psychology, moral responsibility
Cite this article as:
Łukaszewski, W. (2008). By who to whom? `Commentary on the article by Tomasz Witkowski and Paweł Fortuna: On psycho-business, tolerance and responsibility or strategies employed by pure scientists. Psychologia Społeczna, 9, 349-352.