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Comment author: wnoise 29 June 2017 06:59:45PM 0 points [-]

sociopaths by the clinical definition make about 1-4% of population.

smart sociopaths make maybe 0.1% of the population

Are you asserting that "smart" is top decile to 2.5%, or that sociopathy is correlated to intelligence?

I'd consider a sigma away from the mean to be smart, so 0.3-1.3%.

Comment author: Viliam 30 June 2017 09:59:43AM 0 points [-]

I am not going to argue about the exact number here, just saying that it is a small number

I didn't mean to imply any specific correlation.