Making sense of insensitivity

What does ‘being sensitive’ mean? The term in common parlance refers to a positive trait. The scale of sensitivity applies to both individuals and society. But when the term finds usage more in its opposite form, prefixed by the ominous ‘in’, does it mean ‘insensitivity’ has become the popular norm, for a person and the populace alike? Well, words arise from social and political wellsprings and insensitivity does seem the order of the day. Continue Reading