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When particle physicists said interaction, I interpreted it as force.

So, when I heard that elementary particles interact with the Higgs field, which confers them with mass, I thought this must be a force as well. But, particle physicists make it clear that there are only four fundamental forces. So is the Higgs force the fifth force?

I checked up on some more information. So, if interaction with Higgs field, flips the chirality of a lepton, then surely this chirality flipping force is the fifth fundamental force, is it not?

Edit: Though the linked question is similar to my question, the answers there are a bit too technical for me. Even the question is worded in a more mature way. There is no way I can understand the answers there.

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    $\begingroup$ Possible duplicate of Why isn't Higgs coupling considered a fifth fundamental force? $\endgroup$ – knzhou Mar 1 '18 at 13:37
  • $\begingroup$ "This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question." Isn't that what this person tried to do? The answers for the other question didn't fully address their question (and they said as much in their question) so they asked a new question here. So why lock the question? How does someone resolve this to get an answer that is acceptable to them? $\endgroup$ – Kevin Fegan May 28 '18 at 0:32