This. I never seen such autism. Earth, humankind or the crystal gems wouldn't be around without her. The very concept of gem freedom wouldn't exist.
Heck by the end of the series Steven commits most of the crimes Pink is accused of and even shatters a gem.>>114872336
Apparently wanting to take on a responsibility and actually be deserving of the pedestal every gem puts her on is selfish and unexpected. And being locked up like a caged birds and belittle to oblivion beforehand has no effort should have no effect on development.