We must be more concerned about real facts than what we

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We must be more concerned about real facts than what we "feel" is the  truth. We as psychologists have a great deal of power over people's lives.  However, we cannot give ourselves the right to "lynch" our patients or  readers just because they trust in us, they are unlikely to complain, and we  earn a good living at it. Additionally, we must understand those facts.  We must understand how, when, and why things work the way they do. It  is not sufficient to only be able to redescribe a demonstration we once saw.  You must comprehend the controlling factors underlying the functional  relationships involved. You will be unable to predict what will happen in  other situations and you will be unable to control behavior in alternate  situations if you do not understand what makes behavior work the way it  does. By returning to the "see the motorcycle" metaphor, the point could be 
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