The influence of society is powerful. The collective forces, made up of the individual behaviors and perceptions of billions of people, constantly try to guide us in one direction or another.
The first law of thermodynamics states that energy (and thus mass) cannot be created nor destroyed. It can only be transformed from one form to another.
… learn from him. Far better for us to live life on our own terms and ignore the opinions of others. Happiness should never be outsourced.