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Welcome to Fifth Way Press, an imprint of OYB...
May 12, 2009 - The entire line of 5th Way books comes to you courtesy of me. 5th Way is an imprint of the OYB empire. So, what's 5th Way? And what is a buncha philosophy books written by one guy doing at the OYB dot com? Waaaahhlll, Ron Puhek's philosophy is *integrative*. That there fits with OYB right off the bat. Secondly, they're not...
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$5 each! Huge Sale on Fifthway Books!
May 09, 2009 - $5 each for any Fifthway Press book by Ron Puhek! We'll do what it takes to get folks to give these provocative titles a try. FWIW, the date of this sale article is 2009, but it's actually 5/2010 when I'm launching this new price-point.
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The MIEM Website and Ron Puhek's Own Page
November 11, 2008 - Here's a direct link to Professor Ron Puhek's own website. It was his university course site before he retired. It's also the "root" site for the MIEM (the Michigan Institute of Existential Metapsychology), a group that has met at his house for 35+ years in a quest for an integrated way to live. The MIEM works around weekly ...
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eBooks Arrive for 5th Way!
October 11, 2007 - Announcing the arrival of eBooks at FifthWay Press! Just click on one of the links below in this article or go to the relevant book listings and find an eBook link there as well as a more complete description of each book. When you click on a link you'll be billed $3.95 by PayPal and get a coded download link for getting a...
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The Role of Religion Today
November 15, 2006 - There are a few books on the (fake) NYT bestseller list these days that either defend or question the role of religion in today's hyperspeed cyberspace world. One of them is Christopher Hitchens' "God is Not Great" which is about the evil done by God or done in his name. Then there's "The God Delusion." Then there's Dinesh D...
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True Friendship, by Ronald E. Puhek
July 25, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] Half the fun of doing anything is doing it with someone---this includes all the wild outdoor action I've ever done. Bonds are created when people train for bike racing for years together, for instance. But what kind of bonds? An...

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The Redemption of Love, by Ronald E. Puhek
January 21, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] Love is the greatest, most enduring, most divine blessing on earth. But love is also suffering, and much of what is done in its name makes it appear to be a curse. The Greeks celebrated love in the form of gods such as Aphrod...

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Descent into the World, by Ronald E. Puhek
January 18, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] The "Descent into the World" deals with the phase of development which is the hardest to pass through. In the first phase as we launch on our inner journey, hope sustains our spirits. In the third phase, as we draw closer to ...

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Analects of Wisdom
January 18, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] Analects are, literally, "cut readings." In this collection of verses and commentaries, not just the verses but even the commentaries are brief. They all use two devices of higher knowledge: paradoxical logic and experiential...

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A Guide to the Nature & Practice of Seminars in Integrative Studies
January 17, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] "Seminars in Integrative Studies" is written to serve a distinct and special kind of learning. Integrative studies focus on searching for a principle of unity or integrity to hold together our knowledge and our life. Thes...

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Spiritual Meditations
January 17, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] "Spiritual Meditations" is an excursion into human spiritual development. Its primary focus is on the practices that will allow us to elevate our understanding so we might better perceive the standard of value that can inward...

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The Spirit of Contemplation
January 17, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] "The Spirit of Contemplation" explores the culminating phase of spiritual development and what needs to happen after the completion of the spiritual exercises associated with meditation. Meditation takes us out of the world; ...

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A note on a double helix of trilogies...
January 17, 2005 - The previous six books stand on their own, but they are also parts of two trilogies called “The Art of Living” and “The Science of Life” which interact together. Each of the three volumes in the trilogies describes the development in qualities of soul called hope, faith, and love. The first volume in each trilogy focuses on t...
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Meaning & Creativity
January 16, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] "Meaning and Creativity" explores the illusions of meaning that dominate life today and how to break out of their chains---a vital first step in the process of living in an integrated way. Life is not worth living if it is no...

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The Abyss Absolute
January 16, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] Realizing the meaning-lessness of most of contemporary life and even understanding how we must live if we are to find meaning are not enough. By themselves, these achievements may end in nothing but disillusion---disillusion ...

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Killer Competitiveness
January 16, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] "Killer Competitiveness" accounts for how it is possible for us today to exist so long under meaningless conditions without realizing it. So empty is life without meaning that it could continue only with the help of an extrem...

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The Powers of Knowledge
January 15, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] Modern culture is the source of a crisis in civilization. This now world-wide culture is generating increasingly intolerable conditions of human life mostly because of the faulty assumptions built into it that concern our pow...

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Violence
January 15, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] This book presents an approach to understanding the specific forms of violence particularly appropriate to contemporary life. It illustrates that most violence today is completely invisible both to those who do it and to thos...

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Mind, Soul & Spirit: An Inquiry into the Spiritual Derailments of Modern Life
January 14, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] The prevailing styles of living today require the "derailment" of our energies. The spirit or energy that life grants us to fulfill our destiny is seized, imprisoned, and then turned away from its natural direction, usually t...

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Stephen of the Holy Mountain
January 14, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] An inner journey, outwardly masking itself as a sojourn up the side of a high mountain, "Stephen of the Holy Mountain" seeks answers to the most perplexing questions that come to those who have awakened from the sleep of ordi...

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The Metaphysical Imperative
January 14, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] Metaphysical assumptions are and have always been a necessary and unavoidable part of human life. Unfortunately, today we have fallen into the catastrophic belief that our basic perceptions of reality do not rest on metaphysi...

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Social Consciousness: Renewed Theory in the Social Sciences
January 14, 2005 - [$5, postpaid. A huge discount off of retail to get you to see what it's all about!] This is a study of the theoretical foundations of social science. In particular, it criticizes the practice of applying the methods of the physical sciences to the study of human life. Methods very appropriate to the study of...

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