Are you “comfortably numb” to images of pain?

Are you “comfortably numb” to images of pain?

I was sitting by the desk of a work colleague and noticed the day’s paper with the headline “Italy earthquake leaves 150 dead and scores more trapped under rubble.” I asked him, “What do you think?” He simply shrugged as if to say, “What can I do?” “Comfortably Numb”...