Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy is indistinguishable from molasses.
Oh, that's a good one.
For real value, it depends of course on familiarity with the quote by Arthur C Clarke: "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
... Which of course hints that like a camera or a lighter will seem like magic to any person who has lived only in a pre-industrial society, so would it seem like magic to us if we saw technology from a much more technologically advanced race, or the future (given that trends continue).
Update: TTL said:
Any sufficiently coarse form of magick is indistinguishable from technology.
Society is becoming less technology centric and more magickal.
For example, instead of upgrading one's computer all the time, people will keep a wingmac:
Woa. I haven't heard of Evan Ferrante before, but he's just spooky as Tom Cruise. Goldurnit.