why do we keep the myth of the tooth fairy?

9 responses

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11:02   "Because we can't bear the thought of losing a part of ourselves without being                           rewarded for it."

15:10  "Because we learn, as children, that when there is a loss and pain there is also               hope and a silver lining."

16:21  "People want to believe in something bigger."

21:20  "We have forgotten the other myths."

09:11  "It's a way to turn something potentially frightening into something fun."

12:41  "Because explaining it as a fiction would break the innocence of a child too                   early."

13:00  "It's fun and sweet!"

17:43  "A little magic makes the loss a little more palatable."

20:37   "An inability to share the cool science behind losing teeth."