Whitepage: Yes, you can choose to learn in a graduate school the vulgar trade of selling shiny toys to stupid rich and famous and to become rich yourself in the process. But if you do it, you will never become Einstein, and when you wake up, you will find out, it is too late, your potential talent or maybe even potential genius is wasted in exchange of a good income.
by Oliver Burkeman
David Birnbaum made his fortune selling jewellery to movie stars. Now he has published a 'remarkable and profound' investigation into the origins of the universe. Is there any reason to take it seriously?