Voltaire — To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize
I think that this has something to do with intelligence. One of the downsides of having a high IQ is that you are constantly contemplating problems that can occur in the future so you can come up with solutions. Unfortunately, constantly thinking about future problems tends to make people very anxious. Less intelligent people don't spend as much time thinking about the future and so are better able to enjoy the present moment with less worry. As an example, Ashkenazi Jews are famous for both their high intelligence and neurotic personalities.
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