Report The Emperor’s New Clothes is a story of motivated stupidity. in House prices and the economy Posted November 21 The Emperors new money , nobody can see it or touch it or even meet the person who created it . "Where does it come from" asked Li Bai ? "from solving a sum" said the Emperor "The answer to the sum must be very valuable then" said Li "Well no" said the Emperor "it's because there are only 21000000 sums to solve" "So we have 21000000 answers to 21000000 sums that nobody needs and that's valuable?" "Stone the blasphemer " screamed the Emperor and everyone lived happily ever after. Except Li Bai of course.