why do we keep the myth of the tooth fairy?
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."