Is someone cynical and critical because they find it harder to create things and easier to destroy the work of others?
Does someone find it harder to create things and easier to destroy the work of others because they are cynical and critical?
What comes first? Do either come first, or are they a part of a self-perpetuating feedback loop?
Walkabout vaguely addresses this premise, but doesn't go too far into it. It's just an idea I'm thinking of exploring further in a potential players guide later.