You may have noticed
Humanities ND thinks of itself as a gym for the brain, where our classes and events serve as group fitness for your mind. But have you ever wondered what all this training is for?
Our deeper purpose
is to win the epic battle between enlightenment and ignorance. You see, lifelong learners have a common enemy, Willful Ignorance, known to the initiated as
Yes, Iggy, the charming and charismatic nemesis of lifelong learning. From the moment he enters a room, his jovial presence demands attention, but behind that affable facade lies a deep-seated aversion to knowledge and intellectual growth. A lifelong learner's worst nightmare, Iggy embodies ignorance and obstinacy, making him the embodiment of an anti-intellectual force.
often leads him to blunder through conversations, relying on off-color jokes and unfounded opinions to mask his lack of understanding. He finds satisfaction in doubling down on his misguided beliefs, even when presented with irrefutable facts and well-thought-out arguments, making him a stubborn and persistent obstacle to any meaningful exchange of ideas.
In the fight for enlightenment, the odds seem to be in Iggy’s favor.
Iggy's uniformed and oblivious nature
However, there is hope!
With every new member who joins our ranks, our collective knowledge and determination grow stronger. Each time you attend one of our classes, engage in a thought-provoking discussion, or participate in our community events, you contribute to the force that pushes back against Willful Ignorance.
Together, we can dispel the darkness of Ignorance. Here's a video to "clue" you in on what we mean.
By nurturing an informed and curious mind, you become a beacon of light, illuminating the path towards a more enlightened society.