"You will forget all the vestiges of who you were, who you have been for this number of years. . .But you can preserve the best elements of it, and use the life in a particular way, by making your identity conform to what does survive. . .Little by little, a single organism. . .capable of accepting, tolerating, the invoked presence of a very, very powerful, very large being - an entity much greater than any single individual. . . ."