The Secret Cost of Over-Optimization & Random Show | MHFI 205

Doug and Carl catch up on a potpourri of topics including recent purchases, frugal hacks, investments, optimization, skepticism, and recent books & TV shows each have been consuming.  They discuss over-optimizing & reevaluating perceptions in the areas of health & fitness and try to provide a balance by incorporating de-optimization.  Carl also introduces a new investment strategy called the “reverse index fund” or “Hot Carl”.

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0:00 Introduction

1:33 Recent purchases

5:48 The Culver’s scam

11:55 Poke

16:59 Hot Carl

22:04 Re-evaluating health & fitness optimization

29:58 Changing views & skepticism

38:58 Recent books

46:59 Recent TV shows

57:03 Soundcheck – River of water