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The Levity Effect | Adrian Gostick & Scott Christopher. Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds. Tinkerbell effect. The Tinkerbell effect is an American English expression describing things that are thought to exist only because people believe in them.
The effect is named for Tinker Bell, the fairy in the play Peter Pan who is revived from near death by the belief of the audience. See also Best Teacher I Ever Had. Best Teacher I Ever Had by David Owen Extracted from Reader's Digest (Asian Edition), April 1991, pp. 47-48.
TheRSAorg's Channel. #RSABeyondGDPOur politicians are hung up on keeping the growth curve rising.
But does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country's wealth and well-being? In this new RSA Short, Kate Raworth makes a powerful argument to look beyond economic growth alone for a true measure of prosperity and progress. Kate Raworth is a renegade economist teaching at Oxford University, and is focused on the rewriting of economics to make it a fit tool for addressing the 21st century's social and ecological challenges. She blogs on Doughnut Economics at and tweets @KateRaworth. RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms. RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us.