Ignorant vs. Stupid – Who is to say?

Ignorant has three meanings according to Google search: (1) lacking knowledge or awareness in general, uneducated or unsophisticated, (2) lacking knowledge, information, or awareness about a particular thing and (3) discourteous or rude.

Stupid has two meanings according to Google search: (1) having or showing a great lack of intelligence or common sense and (2) a stupid person, often used as a term of address.

A reader on a Facebook group to which I belong commented that I should change ignorant to stupid.  Why?  Because ignorant means uninformed  which can be easily remedied vs. stupid which cannot be remedied externally. Continue reading “Ignorant vs. Stupid – Who is to say?”