John Lobell addresses how new technology changes our consciousness, which in turn leads to cultural paradigm shifts. He received his degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and is a professor of architecture at Pratt Institute. His interests include creativity, architecture, cultural theory, consciousness, mythology, and movies. He has lectured throughout the world and is the author of numerous articles and several books.
Our world is no longer what we have thought it to be, and a new world is struggling to be born.
Visionary Creatives are driven to bring this new world to all of us.
3rd September 2016

Wow, I’m a Talk Show Host!

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AAA-prn-headerJoin me every Monday at 10 AM, Eastern Time, for “Visionaries,” on the internet on the Progressive Radio Network at

Find us at: (In case you are not free Mondays at 10 AM, can listen to any of my back shows at any time on the PRN archives.)

On “Visionaries” I talk with people in art, technology, science, culture, and spirituality about how we can enrich the world and ourselves by tapping into the energies of the cosmos through creativity.

Join me and join the dialog each week with some of today’s most interesting visionaries looking at the world we live in and the worlds they are creating.

Upcoming programs include:

September 12. “Visionary Creativity.” Our first show looks at the role of Visionaries in bringing us new worlds. Visionary Creatives swim in the culture of their day. The things they create—in art, design, science, technology, business—embody their culture and at the same time pull it into the future.

September 19. Luis Arana, senior artificial intelligence engineer for Robots Without Borders. Luis’s focus is building humanitarian AI systems and robotics to solve widespread problems in society, especially in impoverished and under-served parts of the world. We will discuss how AI and robotics will change our world.

September 26. “Joseph Campbell.” Campbell was a mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and religion. We will discuss Campbell with Bob Walter, the president of the Joseph Campbell Foundation.

Future guests will include:

Natasha Vita-More, PhD, advocate for radical life extension and human enhancement. Natasha is chair of the transhumanist organization, Humanity+, and is a Professor at the University of Advancing Technology. We will look at the future of human beings and the relationship between design, science, and technology.

Phil Cousineau, award-winning writer and filmmaker, teacher and editor, lecturer, travel leader, storyteller and TV host. We will look at how we define ourselves through our stories.

John David Ebert, whose many books include “Twilight of the Clockwork God,” “Celluloid Heroes & Mechanical Dragons,” “Dead Celebrities, Living Icons,” and “Post-Classic Cinema,” And most recently, a series of book on classic movies, “Scene by Scene.” We will look at our myths today.

Michael Silver, Professor of Architecture at SUNY Buffalo. We will talk about Mike’s pioneering research in sustainable design, digital mapping, green technologies, robotics, and artificial intelligence.

Suggestions for guests are welcome. Email me at


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