Of all products made-up by mankind one of them must fall into the category of "Most Pointless." Certainly the measure of "Pointlessness" is wonderfully subjective, which means hard thinking and good reasoning is necessary.
If I was to say "Oil" or "Diamonds" there would be caterwauling from the balcony where the most favored are seated. And I'd quickly become one of the impossibles. Whether I am right would also be irrelevant.