The economic argument: If things like X worked, companies would make money with it

  • Arguing with people believing is things like psi is not the best use of your time, but Randall Munroe raises an interesting argument in one of his xkcds
  • If any of the things like astrology/remote prayer/curses worked, companies would use them to make a killing in their respective industries.
  • (curses -> military use is especially funny)