These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
The idea that your whole life's direction, down to what whether or not you're late for work, could be controlled by a group of cosmic beings, especially since anyone wearing a hat could be one of them.
Plus the fact that if your life is not going very well, this could be their plan for you and they'll do what they need to to keep your life that way.