The lead-in to the article states, "Call it heresy, but all the big
cosmological problems will simply melt away, if you break one rule, says John
D. Barrow--the rule that says the speed of light never varies."
In one place Barrow writes, "The simplicity of this new model [the varying
light speed hypothesis] and the strikinng nature of its predictions suggest
that we should invstigate it more seriously."