Good Lord...that is quite the question. I could go on and on and be a pretentious asshole and tell you all precisely what to think. But I won't. I dunno...peace of mind? It's been with me from my earliest memories. Can't imagine my life without it. I could elaborate for the rest of my life... No such thing as a stupid question. Some are more difficult to answer than others though.
To write the songs that make the whole world sing. ? Yes...Barry is kinda cool.