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Conscience: a Quote from Jane Addams

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The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself. –Jane Addams  Photo by Kasey Melski Kruser.

In January 1889, Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr searched for a location for a settlement house in Chicago that would serve as a place for young women of means to live cooperatively with recent immigrants and migrants whose living and working conditions were horrible. Read the rest of this story about Jane Addams from the Tapestry of Faith curricula "What We Choose: Ethics for Unitarian Universalists."

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Last updated on Wednesday, February 20, 2013.

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