Researchers said those born into privilege may feel less of a need to make a good impression and so are more inclined to fidget when talking to other people.
In contrast, their poorer counterparts are anxious to make a good impression and so are more attentive.
I don’t care how someone tries to ingratiate themselves to me; I want them to be competent.
Incompetent people have no recourse except to try to make themselves popular by any means other than competence.
The result is a proliferation of polite incompetents.