Thinking Straight Archive:

EPISTEMOLOGICAL REHABILITATION

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A good deal of the problem with the extreme differences within the chiropractic profession today is rooted in the thinking of the chiropractor. Obviously what you think the objective of the chiropractor should be will …


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ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS

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It appears that there is something of an inconsistency in the practical application of the chiropractic philosophy among many so-called straight chiropractors. We seem to espouse one thing but our actions bespeak something else. One …


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DOGMA OR PRINCIPLE

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Perhaps it would do the “straight” segment of the profession good to stop for a moment and understand how the “broad scope practitioners” view the “straights” and, more importantly, why. Not so much because we …


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LIFE, LIBERTY, THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS – UNDER AUTHORITY

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There are many chiropractic applications to history, particularly the history of this country. The founders of this republic began an experiment over 200 years ago based upon the premise that man wanted, above all things, …


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NEUROLOGICAL-ORTHOPEDIC TESTS

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It is interesting how so many aspects of chiropractic deal with cycles. It appears we have made a full circle in chiropractic with regard to certain analytical procedures in the chiropractic office. In the beginning …


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ANOREXIA PHILOSOPHICA

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For those within our profession that have a predilection towards diagnosis we have a new disease. Unfortunately those who practice “diagnostic chiropractic” are the ones least capable of recognizing this condition. However, it appears the …


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NAPOLEON’S GLANDS

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Almost every chiropractor has read B.J.’s short paragraph… AFTERTHOT “A slip on the snowy sidewalk, in the winter, is a small thing, it happens to millions. A fall from a ladder, in summer, is a …


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FREEDOM AND EQUALITY

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The first 65 years of our profession’s history was marked by a desire for freedom. The pioneers in chiropractic fought for, lobbied for, and spent great sums of money, time, and energy to secure the …


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INNATE OR INNATES

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Midway through my first quarter philosophy class I posed the question to students: “Is there one innate intelligence or two in the development of a fetus?” That is, does the fetus have its own individual …


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Thought for the Month

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In any profession, how professional you are does not depend on how you act but is determined by how you think. v1, n3


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