“40 men stood by as three of their extremely ill fellow soldiers were thrown out of their mud hut by a comrade and left to die in the elements. Why did the soldiers do nothing to help? Because it “wasn’t their job.” The relationship has been broken; the soldiers simply didn’t care about each other anymore. “ in the book: How full is your bucket? By T Rath and D Clifton. An empty bucket ( of positive emotions) poisons our outlook, saps our energy, and undermines our will. http://strengths.gallup.com/114082/Theory-Dipper-Bucket.aspx . I guess the bottom line is to prevent a problem like “ wasn’t my job” attitude setting in.
“Intellectuals solve but geniuses prevent problems.“ by Albert E.