Thu, Jul 19, 2018
by Robert Wilkin
The famous Hans Christian Andersen children’s story The Emperor’s New Suit, concerns an emperor who is deceived by swindlers. Two weavers convinced the emperor that they had made him the most beautiful garments in the world, but they are totally invisible. The deceived emperor allowed the weavers to go through the motions of putting on this invisible clothing. Then a procession began with the emperor under a canopy and court officials walking behind pretending to carry the non-existent train of his coat. The emperor’s nakedness was exposed publicly in a grand procession...