He can and may transcend the body and the body's world or deny them in mystical meditation, metaphysical speculation. But this does not get rid of them. They are a fact which confronts him as soon as the speculation passes, or the meditation ebbs. It is then that the value of health must be recognized, the conditioning by surroundings properly appraised.
-- Notebooks Category 5: The Body > Chapter 2: The Body > # 10