Remember the movie Time Bandits.
It rates up there with Life of Bryan, Bladerunner, and Brother where art thou as one of the all time greats.
If I could make holes in time I would use it to get stinking rich as well.
I gave my first wife a ring like that. In time she slipped away, so who knows where she left that ring.
If she is using my time holes to get stinking rich then I want my cut. Just got to find out when she is.
Whatever works, use it.
A good idea stands on its own value independent of authorship.
If it stands or falls on the credibility of the author, maybe it isn't such a good idea.