Damaged: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Forgotten Child by Cathy Glass

By Cathy Glass

The No. 1 Sunday occasions Bestseller. even if Jodie is just 8 years previous, she is violent, competitive, and has already been via quite a few foster households. Her final desire is Cathy Glass…

Cathy, an skilled foster carer, is burdened into taking Jodie as a brand new placement. Jodie's difficult behaviour has noticeable off 5 carers in 4 months yet Cathy comes to a decision to take her directly to guard her from being put in an institution.

Jodie arrives, and her first act is to soil herself, after which wipe it on her face, grinning wickedly. Jodie meets Cathy's teenage kids, and greets them with a pointy kick to the shins. That evening, Cathy reveals Jodie coated in blood, having reduce her personal wrist, and smeared the blood over her face.

As Jodie starts off to belief Cathy her behaviour improves. over the years, with infantile honesty, she finds information of her abuse by the hands of her mom and dad and others. It turns into transparent that Jodie's mom and dad have been excited about a sickening paedophile ring, with neighbours and Social companies no longer seeing what must have been visible signs.

It’s transparent that Josie wishes psychiatric treatment, yet as a substitute Social companies take Jodie clear of her, and position her in a residential unit. even though the paedophile ring is investigated and taken to justice, Jodie’s destiny remains to be up within the air. Cathy can provide that she's going to stand via her it doesn't matter what – her love for the deserted Jodie is unbreakable.

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In the second place, it is not clear how the normativity involved in (NT) is supposed to be part of the very concept of belief: is it an analytic truth, and if so, in what sense can it have the power of a norm? It’s allegedly constitutive of the concept bachelor that it applies to unmarried person, but what difference does this allegedly analytic definition do to the behaviour of bachelors? Does it prescribe them to keep their unmarried status or to move to a married one? Not at all. As we shall see, this is one of the major objections to normativism.

Indd 36 11/6/2013 3:10:04 PM in defence of normativism about the aim of belief 37 for belief is necessarily plural and relative to various standards of assessment or to different sorts of aims, the teleological account seems better, for there seems to be various kinds of goals that we can pursue. As suggested above, the teleologist can certainly hold the view that there is only one and unique epistemic goal, truth. Then the relativist just differs from the absolutist teleologist on the exclusive or unique character of the aim.

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