The backward law
In The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck, one of the first things Manson dives into is the permanent human need for MORE. our constant desire to keep getting more, keep being better and changing where we are now. “if I get this car, then I will be happy”, “if I get this promotion, then I will feel good” or “I need to married, only then I will be succesful”. Manson notes that it is this desire for bigger and better that is causing us to be miserable in the first place, because the more we want something else than what we have or feel now, the more we reinforce that right now is not good enough. This is what is called the backward law in the book.