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Zach Puchtel
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Author, Poet, Speaker, Renaissance Man, Believer in Magic.

Entries by Zach Puchtel

Freeing the Being

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 6:31 PM

What does it mean to be free?

Does having the right to free speech or the ability to start a business mean we're free? Having the "right" to be free is external, regulated by governments. As if someone has the right to tell you if you can be free...

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That Thing

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2014 | 3:57 PM

There's something beneath everything we do that motivates us to do it. It's hard to think of anything we do just for the sake of doing. We breathe to oxygenate our blood and live, we party to release endorphins and feel connected to others and we engage in a myriad...

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Abundant Gardens

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2013 | 5:23 PM

"Those who love life do not read. Nor do they go to the movies, actually. No matter what might be said, access to the artistic universe is more or less entirely the preserve of those who are a little fed up with the world." - Michel Houellebecq

I am at...

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The 'You Can Have It' Plan

(10) Comments | Posted January 28, 2013 | 1:24 PM

President Barack Hussein Obama,

I dig that you're black, seriously. Most of America does. You're the Jackie Robinson of politics, singing your Al Green and playing basketball at North Carolina. Honestly, you very well might be the coolest president of all time. JFK was cool, he had Marilyn, yeah, but...

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Dear Hollywood Directors

(9) Comments | Posted June 25, 2012 | 11:19 AM

You are the writers of the future, well, technically the directors, but you make the writer's visions come to life on the big screen.

With great power comes great responsibility -- quote whomever you please on this, you understand it.

You reach millions of minds with the images you choose...

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L(ol)O(mg)V(gl)E(ml)

(1) Comments | Posted May 20, 2012 | 11:53 AM

If you're having trouble deciphering the title of this blog, you may want to freshen up your online lingo. Grammar as we once knew it is being replaced by acronyms, a far cry from the origins of online communication.

My first relationship was in 1996, at the ripe young age...

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The Future Is No Place for Fear

(8) Comments | Posted May 7, 2012 | 8:28 AM

If you have no ideas for where the future is headed, dare I say that you are blind.

There are currently two major revolutions occurring: the enlightenment of man and the awakening of computers.

What's incredible to me is that they are intertwined in their quest for information and knowledge....

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Going Up

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2012 | 11:07 AM

There is a very easy way to distinguish a friend from a foe. Namely, does that person lift you up and enlighten your life, or are they constantly bringing more worries and anxiety into your routine? Do they help or do they hurt?

Think about this for a moment, in...

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