The biggest problem may be the apathy that authorities, and even civilians, hold toward sex crimes.
And one arena in which to stage that confrontation—with madness, apathy, family dysfunction, poverty, etc.—is the theater.
“I started to question whether certain positions I took in the past were genuine or simply dictated by greed or apathy,” he says.
Those gains are threatened by apathy among the young people who voted Democratic.
The system is geared towards rewarding intense participation and punishing self-marginilization and apathy.
Pitt was vehemently blamed by Irish loyalists for his apathy at the crisis.
Soon Farnese, through his excessive tyranny, stung them out of their apathy.
And with these words she sank down at the table in an apathy of misery.
For it is not your action that revolts me; it is your apathy, your flabbiness, your cowardice!
But why are the old ways, the old evil neglect and apathy, so long, so terribly long in dying?
c.1600, "freedom from suffering," from French apathie (16c.), from Latin apathia, from Greek apatheia "freedom from suffering, impassability, want of sensation," from apathes "without feeling, without suffering or having suffered," from a- "without" (see a- (3)) + pathos "emotion, feeling, suffering" (see pathos). Originally a positive quality; sense of "indolence of mind, indifference to what should excite" is from c.1733.
apathy ap·a·thy (āp'ə-thē)
Lack of interest, concern, or emotion; indifference.