People are good.

If ever I'm blindsided by an unethical person, I think of (or watch) this old eBay ad ... and I remember, most people are really good people whom you can trust. It's a great time to be part of the collaborative economy and crowdsourcing!

A good related read is "Welcome to the Sharing Economy" by Thomas Friedman in the New York Times. He provides background on Airbnb and other peer-to-peer businesses that are disrupting traditional business models.