A person can no longer be a big fish in a small pond because there are no more small ponds

A person can no longer be a big fish in a small pond because there are no more small ponds. The Internet and television is bringing everyone in the world into one big society. If you want to get noticed, you are going to have to really stand out. And if you want to feel like one of the most important, you are going to have to do something really impressive. Is that a problem for our psyches?