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The Moral ImaginationThe Art and Soul of Building Peace$
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John Paul Lederach

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195174540

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2005

DOI: 10.1093/0195174542.001.0001

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On Pied Pipers

On Pied Pipers

Imagination and Creativity

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(p.151) 13 On Pied Pipers
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The Moral Imagination
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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195174542.003.0013

This chapter examines the connection of art to the pragmatics of political change in the world. It argues that art and finding our way back to our humanity are connected. Constructive social change, like art, comes in fits and starts. The greatest movements forward often germinated from something that collapsed, fell to the ground, and then sprouted something that moved beyond what was then known. Those seeds, like the artistic process itself, touched the moral imagination. To believe in healing is to believe in the creative act.

Keywords:   change, application, artistic processes, creative act

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