dilbert in control room with others: we've triple-checked all systems, and we are ready to launch the satellite. nothing can go wrong. initiating launch.
boss: nothing can go wrong? what if an alien spaceship appears over the launch site?
dilbert: gaaa!!! don't jinx us.
boss: that's not how reality works. i can't make things happen just by suggesting them.
dilbert: you're wrong! that is exactly how reality works!
wa;;y: something just appeared on radar directly above the rockets trajectory.
boss: maybe it's a bird.
wally: it's the size of belgium.