Thinking Straight Archive:

Practicing without the Philosophy

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Trying to practice chiropractic without the philosophy is like attempting to build a working automobile with no knowledge of the internal combustion engine. The engine is not a luxury option. It is the heart and …


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Thought on Environment

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Environment is not the cause. It is the revealer of the problem. It is the manifestant of the inherent cause. v3n6


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CHIROPRACTICAND THE ENVIRONMENTALISTS

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Does chiropractic fit into the environmental movement? Many chiropractors feel that having a “natural” approach to health aligns us with environmentalists. There are some applications of the principle outlined in the preceding article entitled “Dis-ease” …


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CHIROPRACTIC LICENSE MILLS

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Not too long ago the medical profession criticized the numerous chiropractic schools around the country saying they were nothing more than diploma mills. Of course their viewpoint was less than objective. Apparently, however, the profession …


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MENTAL IMPULSES AND NERVE IMPULSES

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Occasionally we use the terms “mental impulse” and “nerve impulse” interchangeably. While it probably does no harm when we are explaining chiropractic to patients, nevertheless we should strive for proper use of our technical vocabulary. …


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HEGELIAN LOGIC AND CHIROPRACTIC

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Hegelian logic teaches that if something is true then the opposite is, in fact, not true. This logic, applied to the human organism, says that if we can know what is abnormal then we can …


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ORGANIZATION

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Philosophically, we often ascribe to universal intelligence or universal forces a negative connotation, especially when compared to the constructive action of innate intelligence. We observe that innate intelligence builds universal matter (steak and mashed potatoes) …


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STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

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My desire is to correct subluxations. I do this for no other reason than because they are a detriment to the well-being of the human organism. I do this not out of dedication to a …


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A PERSONAL OBSERVATION

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Watching the evolution of this profession for the past 22 years has caused me to draw some conclusions: 1. The colleges are not going to save our profession. Most of the schools have been forced …


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CHIROPRACTIC CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

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There is a thought that is surfacing in a few straight chiropractic publications which appears to be antithetical to our chiropractic philosophy. It goes by various names but the concept is clear: straight chiropractic colleges, …


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