Podcast: The American Divide – Weekly Open Call – 01.23.2017


Our regular open call took place on Monday 1/23 at 8:00pm eastern time via Skype. To join in please send us a contact request on Skype by searching for our account name amateursociety. If you have any questions or need clarification, please drop us a line directly at amateursociety@gmail.com.

The first meeting of The Amateur Society following the inauguration of Donald Trump will focus on the state of affairs in our nation, how worldviews impact the division we see, and what can be done to heal the divides that appear to permeate our society. The mission of The Amateur Society, to provide an open forum for the development of critical thinking and worldview analysis, is of crucial import in this moment.

Can we soberly assess the current state of affairs and make progress on the obvious problems that are visible all around us? Will we again return to substantive and exploratory conversation rather than sloganeering and demagoguery? We need amateurs to address the problems created by professionals.

Listen to “The American Divide – Weekly Open Call – 01.23.2017” on Spreaker.

Podcast: Predictions For 2017 – Weekly Open Call – 01.09.2017


This week’s open call meeting of The Amateur Society is the first one of 2017, the first one to be recorded, and consisted of participants sharing predictions for the year ahead on a wide variety of topics. We discussed economics, financial markets, gold, silver, bitcoin, virtual reality, job automation, Trump’s campaign promises, the Super Bowl, and Steven throws out some wildcard speculative predictions at the end. If you’d like to participate in The Amateur Society and be featured in these podcasts, please join us for our conversations every Monday night at 8:00pm eastern by sending us a contact request on Skype (username: amateursociety). Hope to speak to you soon and have a wonderful 2017!

Listen to “The Amateur Society – Predictions For 2017 – Weekly Open Call – 01.09.2017” on Spreaker.