Thinking Straight Archive:

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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MORE ON MICHIGAN

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It is truly amazing how foreign the idea of “no diagnosis, no alternative to medicine, no treatment of disease” is to certain ones of the profession. In the opinion of the straight chiropractor, it is …


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MORE ON MICHIGAN

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It is truly amazing how foreign the idea of “no diagnosis, no alternative to medicine, no treatment of disease” is to certain ones of the profession. In the opinion of the straight chiropractor, it is …


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WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE STRAIGHT CHIROPRACTIC MOVEMENT?

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Why is it that the chiropractors who call themselves principled or straight are not having the impact that they had five or ten years ago? There are probably many reasons. The schools, for one, are …


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