To be ignorant means that one has a lack of knowledge about a particular subject. We can all know a lot about a little but no one can say that they can know a little more about everything related to our modern society than the so-called average person. We are put on this earth with certain skills and abilities that very few of our peers can hope to achieve. The problem is trying to discover what is our purpose for being here at this point in time.
We can all contribute to the desire of all who live in this world as we know it. Modern society as we now know strives to make the world better for those future generations who will surely inherit both the accomplishments and the failures of this modern society which has tried with not much success to get beyond what we are as human beings. We are at the same time perfect, and at the same time,. we make mistakes imperfect that fact is lost because most of us accept being ignorant versus accepting the truth that no one is perfect, and at the same time we realize that we all make mistakes. There is a difference between being ignorant, and stupid. The choice is up to each one of us to get beyond stupid to ignorant and then move forward to accomplish our purpose for being here.
As I live the 68th year on earth I can now look back on my past life with unique memories, to say the least. Joined the Army during the Vietnam war surviving basic training, and graduated from medical corpsman schools all within one year of high school. Europe and the time I spent there will always be a special memory. America has one big debt to those whose ancestors endured four hundred years of slavery and racism. Until we settle that debt we will never be a society that the world can truly admire.