[00:49]: Sleeping Arrangements: Carl has the trifecta of bad sleep – insomnia, bad dreams and sleep apnea. Plus waterbeds, sharing bed space and the prevalence of sleep apnea.
[06:42]: The Nature of Weight Gain: Carl and Mike discuss weight gain and why people gain weight. Carl shares how he continues to gain weight – even on a bike ride across Iowa.. Mike admits to his fondness for Dr. Pepper. Carl suggests new labels putting out steps needed to take to offset each piece of food.
[11:16] Pain vs. Pleasure: Discussion on how pain or pleasure motivates us to change, whether it’s losing weight or setting a goal or cleaning the shower.
[14:40]: Goal Setting: The importance of visualizing yourself achieving a goal and how why power is more important than will power. Michael outlines how he went about achieving a goal.
[22:42]: The Zen of Weeding: Michael discusses the Zen of weeding. Carl comes up with a guy version of the book on Eat, Pray, Love.
[25:35]: The Lost Art of Empathy: How the inability of divergent groups, whether it be governments, the 1%, blacks and whites, democrats and republicans, to empathize or even listen to the other side. Carl and Mike attempt empathy by trying to figure out how to empathize, reason and win over climate change deniers and gun enthusiasts.
[38:50]: Fear, Manipulation and the Media: Carl and Mike ponder the nature of fear and fear mongering. How Rush Limbaugh and the media manipulate through fear.
[47:40] The Nature of Television: Carl and Mike discuss the pros and cons of watching TV and their love hate relationship with it.
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