One of the most persistent forms of idolatry in our time has been the worship of economic forces. There have been huge debates about the nature of these economic forces. For Marxists the name of the deity is "the dialectical forces of history" while for the Free Marketeers it has been "the free rein of the market mechanism".
But these are simply two denominations of the same religion. Both believe in subjecting man to the power of economics and money.
Hat-tip to A Pinch of Salt: Invisble hands of all kinds, who comments:
What is more rational or realistic - believing in a Father in heaven or an All Encompassing Love, or in this invisible hand? Just this one time let us ask the question.