Psychology sucks because it is political. Someone will always try to convert a psychologist or psychological theory into public policy.
Anything that talks about people becomes political.
Evolution stemmed from social Darwinism.
Eugenics became political because it spoke about people.
Even AI was irrelevant in people’s eyes until they realized what it meant for people.
No one cared about the idea of robot arms moving around until they realized that meant fewer people employed.
Anything that ever talks about people will become a contentious and bogged down field.
If you want to have an easier life, find something that no one cares about but is instrumental in facilitating people’s way of life.
Accounting is a great example. You’re essentially a magical wizard who can take two negative numbers and turn them into positive numbers because you speak the esoteric language of math.
Accounting is ruining society but no one cares because it is boring and all about numbers.
Be smart and avoid anything that someone majoring in the social studies can read. If you do that, you will lead an amazingly happy life until someone sees your sexist shirt and makes you cry for landing a rocket on an asteroid.