> And from these conversations, which happened quite often (hmmm, maybe
> that's why I don't work there anymore ;-) it occured to me that many
> if not most people feel that they as an individual can't make a
> difference. This feeling seems to involve not only making a
> difference positively but also making a difference negatively.
This is one of the negative fallouts from teamplayermania. After so much
teamplayerish brainwashing, people start to believe that anything of value
is accomplished by a team. Individualism, by implication, is inferior.