Apathy (noun) — lack of interest, concern or enthusiasm. Nationwide apathy can be a dangerous thing. Are Americans too tolerant and relaxed? Could a national lack of concern really be caused by junk food? Well, based on new research, modern society and lab rats have something in common. Both humans and rats on a strict junk-food diet tend to tolerate repressive environments.
A report by Brett Redmayne-Titley compared the apathy of Americans to the behaviors and emotions of rats fed nothing but junk food. He asked, “In a country where chaos continues to increase, why don’t people seem to care?” There appears to be a lack of interest, even though there is plenty to speak up about. (Click to Article)