Yet many of the really smart humans seem to have trouble with social interactions. Dark Triad people who excel at getting others to do their bidding might have higher than average IQ's, but they generally don't go into STEM fields where having high IQ's can pay off.

STEM pays you far less for being smart and manipulative than say, being a good lawyer or salesman.

7Lumifer5yIf you're smart and "excel at getting others to do [your] bidding", you don't want to go into STEM, you want to go into management.

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by Gondolinian 1 min read15th Dec 2014309 comments


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