A puppeteer control with strings.
Similarly, there are invisible stings that guide you and I.
It is in our nature to be guided by pleasure and pain.
In fact, this is often a very good thing.
The tears that are corresponded with touching a hot stove save us from repeating the mistake frequently.
However, to let these strings dictate without considering the long term impact will lead to a life of deep sorrow as you find the momentary satisfaction fleeting and years poorly spent.
What strings are you letting pull you?