Do You Believe in Tinker Bell? The Social Externalities of Trust


In the play Peter Pan, the fairy Tinker Bell is about to fade away and die because nobody believes in her any more, but is saved by the belief of the audience. This is a very old meme; the gods in Ancient Greece became less or more powerful depending on how many mortals sacrificed to them. On the face of it, this seems a democratic model of trust; it… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-26096-9_23


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