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I am a team player. I love being part of co-operative efforts. I like “win-win” outcomes and think there’s enough glory to go around.  I suspect that my self-esteem benefits from the community groups I belong to, and to a “sense of belonging”. I value a social philosophy / belief system that emphasizes the interdependence of every human being and promotes co-operation over competition.   I'd say I'm more spiritual and value connectedness, than egotistical.  Where applicable, more often I'll say "we" than "I", or refer to “us” instead of “me.”

More Information About This Worldview Theme--note this table is under construction, last update: April 2022

a club WV Theme...

...individual <---> group

the theme is paired with:  #103A Individual Glory  to make Choice #28    in the Choices We Make cards 

this theme as presented in older version of theme structure:                                                                       is this theme new to version 4?--YES

click to look at the Project Worldview Cultural Literacy Encyclopedia Related Words, Beliefs, Background articles for the above choice 

 Project Worldview authored discussion, Worldview Watch related issues, songs, etc.  

Wikipedia articles related to this theme:

Collectivism Teamwork social connection
Collective Action win-win situations co-operation
group cohesiveness collective action problem (involving free riders) History of the Alphabet
labor union  labor movement

 worldview internal inconsistency related: Strongly valuing this theme and any of the themes in the list below is a contradiction:

#2B I Know What's Best For You #4 Spreading Disinformation / Tactical Deception #16A Culture of Fear   #17A  Bitterness & Vengeance   
#19A  Competitive Capitalism  #20A   Elitism    #25  Evil is Out There #29B Taking Charge==> Violence
#36A Cynicism #36B  Conspiracies #39B Blaming / Scapegoating  #43   Seeking Wealth & Power  
#48A Privacy #50A Libertarian  #202A Cautious Processing #204A Freedom From Limits

More to Explore -- Worldview Theme #103B: Celebrating Team Accomplishments

15 Qualities That Make You a Great Team Player (article from Psychology Today)
Teamwork in the Workplace
"Individualist or Collectivist--How Culture Influences Behavior" by Elizabeth Hopper (Jan 30 2015 article on site)
"The Role Of Writing And Recordkeeping In The Cultural Evolution Of Human Cooperation" (from website)
"The Seven Characteristics of a Great Team Player"
Ten Characteristics of a Real Team Player (article from Forbes)
45 Quotes That Celebrate Teamwork, Hard Work, and Collaboration by Megan Conley (August 2018 blog post)
It Takes a Village -- African Proverb (from online encyclopedia)
What are the Advantages Of Team Cooperation by Hitesh Bhasin (Dec 2017 post)
Individualism vs. Collectivism: Our Future, Our Choice by Craig Biddle (Feb 2012 essay)
"Be Humble and Stop Seeking Glory in Your Work" By Patrick Allan (on Lifehacker blog  Aug 30 2017)
Overcoming Egocentric Thinking

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