You are ignorant if you are lacking the necessary awareness or facts about something. Knowing the facts can be comprehensive. People nowadays tend to be constantly under the illusion of someone else's lies because of how the media operates currently in the world. People are either ignorant or just too naive, too unwilling to even know the truth about something. Some common causes of this nowadays are because we are very quick to judge.
For whatever the situation we are in currently, it is always important to stick with the facts. Identify it. Then, avoid it. For as we proceed with life, we should always be on the lookout for ignorance.
This is under discussion on my forum, here.
My own story is that I went through 12 years of Christian education and went to a Christian university to be a Christian pastor and promptly was reduced to atheism or something very close to it. When I returned to Christianity it was with a desire to spare other Christians what I went through. I don’t mean the normal period of inquiry that all people go through as they get older; I mean the stupid beliefs- even and especially about Christianity and Christian theism- that I thought were perfectly sane.
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