And if you're thinking clearly you'll say: Wait, what does that mean? You mean if the Higgs boson disappeared, then the other particles would exist but wouldn't have mass? So how could they be particles at all--I mean, how could they be particles in the sense that I think of "particles"?
July 5, 2012
"... they'll say things like: The Higgs boson is the particle that imparts mass to the other particles."