The author mentions an art student who devoted nearly a year of his life to work on his senior thesis. In an attempt to understand whether our physical bodies said something about our philosophical reality, the art student studied human beings as they physically mature. He concluded
I just found that to be thought provoking. In thinking about it, two verses came to mind:
".... humans are alive for the purpose of journey, ... He didn't know what the point of the journey was, but he did believe we were designed to search for and find something. And he wondered out loud if the point wasn't the search but the transformation the search creates."