I identify a bit with this first part-but I see it from a Te angle....substitute team for group, I think...
I do recognize what I call the "share-the-yoke" entity. I dont have to like these people, or even be nice....oddly, even if we are friends, we each stop being friendly, when it is time to "share-the-yoke" and be serious about a task.
Hmm . . . so Fi-users can see people in terms of being 'group entities,' but from a Te aspect. That makes a lot of sense. And it sheds light on some conversations I've had with Fi/Te users I know.
With your third example, I couldn't respond to it better than cascadeco, so I won't try
"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear."--Ambrose Redmoon