Osmosis is the scientific theory that essentially states that what is more dense will filter through to what is less dense.
If we are going to be true to our values, if we are going to celebrate and defend the-best-version-of-ourselves, we need to build up a certain density within us. This inner strength, or density, will allow us to resist the cultural presure to abandon our values, our true selves, and God.
…When we have this density within us, we will have a Christian effect on our environment. When we don’t have this density, our environment has an effect on us.
Matthew Kelly, Rediscovering Catholicism