Less intelligent men have less opportunities to marry, either because intelligent women are unwilling to “marry down” or because the men don’t want to “marry up.” So the real question we are addressing is: why does this discrepancy exist?
The economic organization of our society—which increasing rewards intelligence—is a significant factor.
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It should be asking why smart women refuse to reciprocate.
Truth be told, finding interesting, available single women can be difficult.
It’s an explosive question for a number of reasons.There’s obviously a missing category here: men on the left hand side of the intelligence bell-curve.The disconnect doesn’t just emerge from Lapin’s preferences—it’s inherent in the data.Of course, this just leads to the question of why this divergence should exist.I suspect this discrimination is just a reflection of the fact that women are more discriminating about sex altogether.