The purpose of this article is to (a) acknowledge Moreno's merits as the founder of the Group Encounter Movement; (b) review a few ambiguities, contradictions, and backbiting that were evident in the Group Encounter Movement; (c) to identify Moreno as a pioneer in grounding and setting the stage for group psychology and group psychotherapy as an evidence-based therapy; and (d) pinpoint and recognize Moreno as the forerunner of our web-based social network media in virtual communities. Moreno joins the long, illustrious line of psychiatrists, psychologists, and group psychotherapists whose work continues to have an impact long after they have departed this world.

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