How come smarter people tend to be less sheepish and don't follow what most generic boring people do just to fit In with society?

Update: examples include

einstein , copernicus, Galileo, plato, da vinci, MLK, malcom x, the founding fathers of america,

Stephen hawking, abe Lincoln, nelson Mandela,
Update 2: Charles Darwin, carl sagan, Johannes kepler
Update 3: Isaac newton, noam Chomsky, Ghandi,
Update 4: @ioerr

its not a stereotype,

and I never implied that smart people don't conform to social norms, my point is that smarter people are less likely to be generic normies
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