Why? Because intelligent people can look at social trends and think 'no, I see what's going on here, I don't want to be a part of that'..
That was a great read, giving you a star and a flag for this!
I think intelligence means you're less likely to be led, or won't allow yourself to be led, so you can create new things to amuse yourself, that
from the outside can appear to be 'against the grain' or 'weird' to more closed minded folk.