"We are like dwarfs sitting on the shoulders of giants. We see more, and things that are more distant, than they did, not because our sight is superior or because we are taller than they, but because they raise us up, and by their great stature add to ours."
Have you ever tried to blow up a balloon while someone was sitting on it? I haven’t and I have no desire to try. When you hold yourself in an awkward position and carry yourself poorly that is exactly what you are telling your body it has to do in order to breath.