Circling the Memory Hole
Ritual without memory isn’t ritual, it is obedience—to a fad, a cult, or a fanatic.
Imagine for a moment, you woke up with no memory of anything.
What would walking around your house or apartment be like? You might not know to look in the fridge for food. You might think Tide Pods are edible. Not knowing that the faucet turns on the water, you might think you should drink out of the toilet.
It could take you days, weeks, or months to f…