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first of all I apologize if this isn't the right thread because I was confused of where to put this.

Recently I've learned about Quantum Field Theory and the Higgs Field. I kind of understand why the Higgs Field gives particles mass. From what I have learned it's because the field is interacting with certain particles, like affecting the spin of Electrons, and therefore slowing it down so it can't travel at light speed, this gives the Electron it's mass.

I have also learned, that Protons and Neutrons on the other hand get most of their mass from energy and that the quarks mass only accounts for 1% of the Protons mass. What bothers me is that I don't understand why energy itself has mass. I know that it has something to do with General Relativity, but I just don't understand why energy would have mass.

I'm sorry if there are some mistakes in the question itself as I am no expert, but I'm looking forward for your answers. :)