001. the NDNR article "Towards an Epistemology of Naturopathic Medicine" [2009-04] by Schleich, D.J. (PhD UT) [who is not an ND, BTW, and whose article is rather 'without direction'] states:
002. NCNM's committment to vitalism:
002.a. NCNM states in "Principles of Healing":
002.b. and Schleich states in "Welcome to the National College of Natural Medicine: A Message From Our President, David J. Schleich, PhD":
Note: naturo. is obviously STRONGLY committed to this sectarian belief, and, while antiscientific, claims a scientific status.