Well Fyzix, I suppose dummies get elevated to the position of MASTER OF TRINITY COLLEGE!!Martin Rees's quote is just too dumb, he must have been smoking PCP when he said that ****, or he just said it to see if anyone was indeed dumb enough to believe it.
So the universe came into being, and there was only probabilities, then observers were somehow made out of nonexistent probabilityness and then the universe was like "FINALLY, SOMEONE CARES ABOUT ME, I WILL STABILIZE".
Its actually the dumbest thing I've ever, EVER read.
His credentials doesn't mean anything other than the fact that the whole idea of "credentials" is as pointless as his flawed statement.
He earned his respect...