STRAIGHTWIRE, 1. when we say straightwire, we’re simply talking about stringing a line from cause to effect through the past. (5410CM07) 2. straight memory is also called straightwire because the auditor is directing the memory of the preclear and in doing so is stringing wire, much on the order of a telephone line, between “I” and the standard memory bank. (SOS, Bk. 2, p. 64) 3. a technique of direct memory. (5009CM23B) 4. in 1950 in the early HDA lectures we described this as the act of stringing a line between present time and some incident in the past, and stringing that line directly and without any detours. (Abil SW, p. 11) 5. straightwire is–the recovery of the actual, time, place and object. (5410CM07)
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