Thanks to technology the limits of our ignorance have been vastly extended.
The ignorant man is ignorant of the fact that he’s ignorant. The wise man knows that he doesn’t know. And he’s comfortable with that.
Here it is, the hardest thing: Do what is necessary. Do not do what is not necessary.
Two of India’s greatest sages, Ramana Maharshi and Nisargadatta Maharaj, arrived at the same conclusion: Of all of God’s names, “none is indeed so well put as the biblical statement “I am that I am”.” (Exodus 3:14) In the New Testament, we read that Jesus was nearly stoned to death for saying “Very truly I tell you, before Abraham was born, I AM.” (John 8:58)
Whereas intelligence is featureless, detached and not easy to discern, ignorance is blazingly obvious.