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368,379 people killed, 306,096 injured and over $2,815,931,000 in economic damages

What's the harm in feng shui?

Feng shui is an ancient Chinese form of geomancy. It holds that the arrangement of our environments is crucial to our happiness and success.  Read more about feng shui

Here are 5 people who were harmed by someone not thinking critically.

Loh Futt Keong

Age: 26
Alor Setar, Malaysia

Stabbed to death
November 21, 2004

The neighbors both believed in feng shui, but didn't get along with each other. When one put a mirror on their house to reflect bad luck, the other did the same and the feud escalated. The argument ended up in the street with one person dead. Read more & more

Lo Pu-yi

Taipei, Taiwan

4 months in jail, $12,000 lawsuit
January 26, 2007

As a feng shui expert he believed the banyan, willow and bamboo trees in the adjacent apartment complex were blocking the flow of qi to his house. He cut them down without asking permission. He was sentenced to jail and sued. Read more & more

Tak Ping Yeung

Age: 49
London, England

£40,000 in court costs
January 25, 2002

His landlord needed him to move his shop to a nearby location. He sued because the new location did not have as good 'feng shui' as the existing one. He lost and had to pay £40,000 in court costs. Read more

2 local government officials

Jiaokou county, Shanxi province, China


A magistrate and another official in Shanxi province practiced feng shui to dispel "negative qi" from their offices. This included rebuilding the police station because it blocked a view. They were fired. Read more

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