Directly after the interview, it was asserted that Rastani must be a hoaxer. It turned out that this was not so, although he is a part-time trader, at best, and something of a fantasist. But what if he is right? Back in April, this space quoted Marshall McLuhan, “Only puny secrets need protection. Big discoveries are protected by public incredulity.” This explains the extraordinary reaction to Rastani’s statements—he spoke the unspeakable.