"First goal, peace: mission possible. But if they really start to examine themselves to see if their compassion has grown or their selfishness has decreased, then I think maybe only ten per cent out of them have managed to achieve this third step. The rest are mostly remaining in that state of peace. (...)
Please understand that the pursuit of ‘feeling better’ is a samsaric goal. It is a totally mundane pursuit that borrows from the Dharma and uses all its special methods in order to fine-tune ego into a fit and workable entity."