Sulaiman Khatib, “The Moral Imagination,” and What We Need Now

photograph by Maria Ireland

“Transcending violence is forged by the capacity to generate, mobilize and build the moral imagination. . . .stated simply, the moral imagination requires the capacity to imagine ourselves in a web of relationships that includes our enemies; the ability to sustain a paradoxical curiosity that embraces complexity without reliance on dualistic polarity; the fundamental belief in and