http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/indepth/39306 I understand he is arguing against multiverses here, but is the tone of the article meant to be sarcastic? His four principles just seem to be obvious statements. I thought that the "timeless universe" idea was more meant as "a timeless model of the evolution of the universe idea." In relation to his analogy to chess, while any chess game is only occuring in a series of presents moments, chess games can be modeled successfully on how they evolve. What is his point here?