Just because you've always done it that way doesn't mean it's not incredibly stupid.
Some customs have been handed down generation by generation, all the way back to our forefathers. But remember: our forefathers were actually pretty stupid. They wore those dumb powdered wigs and everything.
If you're not a part of the solution, there's good money to be made in prolonging the problem.
Because you've given so much of yourself to the company that you don't have anything left we can use.