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  1. Introduction to ritual
  2. Materials required for ritual
  3. Ways in which a material is used in performing a ritual
  4. Details surrounding this peculiar ritual
  5. Conclusion

One of the most fascinating and yet utterly odd rituals that the group being studied undertakes in involves a complex mouth ritual preformed by many inhabitants twice or three times daily. It should be added that while appearing ?strange', it is not without its own distinct function as a leveling mechanism in this particular society.

[...] This must be done prior to exerting pressure on the container in order to be successful. Now that we understand the essential materials, the application of such materials should be mentioned. Firstly, one would acquire the materials as described beforehand, usually from a large facility that caters supplies for all types of rituals. Then, prior to the actual ritual itself, one should position the materials in ones own hands as described above- the stick-like device usually being in one's stronger hand, and the container being in one's weaker hand. [...]


[...] An anthropological perspective on Western rituals One of the most fascinating and yet utterly odd rituals that the group being studied undertakes in involves a complex mouth ritual preformed by many inhabitants twice or three times daily. It should be added that while appearing ?strange', it is not without its own distinct function as a leveling mechanism in this particular society. First, let us start by describing the materials required for the ritual. The first material required is a stick-like device that is approximately as long as one's hand from the heel to the fingertips. [...]

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