|Suffering is coming, so we must escape. But where is escape? (Horns of a Dilemma)|
It makes them so depressed that they get no joy out of listening to the Dharma, the Buddha's Teaching.
- [The Buddha actually sought to teach only two things, suffering and the end of all suffering, dukkha and nirvana. Those twin teachings, in a nutshell, are the Dharma.]
But instead they feel they have to run away from the Dharma, inasmuch as they don’t want to sit and listen to anyone talking about pain, its cause, suffering, or discontent.
Actually, when people say things like this, it shows that they haven’t had enough training in the dispensation of the Buddha to understand its true aims.