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Comment Re:Flamebait Summary (Score 3, Insightful) 246

What this article (and summary) should be focussing on is not the fact that intelligent people can be distracted but on why society is under-utilizing their capabilities to such an extent that boredom is possible

Society under-utilizes gifted people because otherwise gifted people would become some kind of "elite" ;-)

The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent. -- Sagan