750704 Lecture - Srila Prabhupada Speaks a Nectar Drop in Chicago

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Nectar Drops from Srila Prabhupada
"Human civilization should be to raise the fourth-class man to the first-class man. That is human civilization. But there is no idea who is first-class man. Everyone is a drunkard, everyone is illicit sex hunter, and everyone is gambler and everyone is meat-eater. Where is first-class man? There is no first-class man. All fourth-class man. And they are being taught simply how to manufacture big, big skyscraper, and every year, new model of car. Is that civilization? That is not civilization. You may be advanced in technology. So technology means technician. Suppose a man knows how to work in electricity, so many things. Does it mean he is a learned man? No. Learned, first-class man, that is given in the Bhagavad-gītā: śamo damaḥ satyaṁ śucis titikṣā ārjavaṁ, jñānam vijñānam āstikyam brahma-karma svabhāva-jam (BG 18.42). These are the first class. There is nothing mentioned that 'electrician' or a 'motor mechanics' and a... (laughter) So you are misled. Therefore you are facing this crisis, that 'Crimes, and Why and What to Do'."
750704 - Lecture SB 06.01.20 - Chicago