If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.
It seems we're not only uninformed about our present, we're ignorant of our past.
If I had my way, I'd end all wars and poverty. We should all be more aware of what's going on in the world around us and less ignorant.
I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
Today's younger generation is no worse than my own. We were just as ignorant and repulsive as they are, but nobody listened to us.
Osama bin Laden characterized his terrorist activities as 'defensive jihad,' provoked by 'debauched infidels' bent on enslaving the Muslim world. The lead industry blamed 'ignorant parents' for applying lead paint to juvenile furniture.
The position of modern science, as far as an ignorant man of letters can understand it, seems not a step in advance of that held by Huxley and Romanes in the last century.
When it comes to things like social media, the only time I go crazy is when my kids get affected, like when they get someone stupid saying something ignorant to them about me because they are babies.
Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.
As well might it be said that, because we are ignorant of the laws by which metals are produced and trees developed, we cannot know anything of the origin of steamships and railways.