In the modern era - the time we live in, intelligence comes from finding intellect in the common/ordinary.
I think that’s how you function between appreciation of the well written, the philosophical, great thinking art etc and living with the self de-complicated human. Combing pop-culture with poignant justice makes you the 21st century cultured person.
I saw a walking talking nice guy syndrome bitter about his lack of payment and who was scared of the woman form, manipulating his audience into thinking he was something greater than the poorly formed human being he is. You’re failure with love and life is your own problem, your own fault not your internal accusations that I’m a bitch.