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Others may eat your children and you eat others' children... That day will come, that is stated. These animal eaters will eat now one another's children

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"Others may eat your children and you eat others' children . . . that day will come, that is stated. These animal eaters will eat now one another's children"

Conversations and Morning Walks

1972 Conversations and Morning Walks

Oh, you mean to say to me it's okay to eat others' children? That is not wrong? Others may eat your children and you eat others' children... That day will come, that is stated. These animal eaters will eat now one another's children.


Prabhupāda: Well, a cow is an animal, and his childrens are also animal. Why does he not eat his own children?

Reporter lady: I don't know.

Prabhupāda: Eh?

Reporter lady: I don't know.

Prabhupāda: Well, you can guess. Why? Why? Why does he not eat?

Reporter lady: . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: You say, just like you told vegetable has got also life. Similarly, if you want to eat another life, why don't you eat your own children? Why?

Reporter lady: Because it's your own children.

Prabhupāda: Why is this discrimination?

Reporter lady: Because it's your own.

Prabhupāda: Eh?

Reporter lady: It's your own children, that's why, probably.

Prabhupāda: Oh, you mean to say to me it's okay to eat others' children? That is not wrong? Others may eat your children and you eat others' children . . . that day will come, that is stated. These animal eaters will eat now one another's children.

Just like I heard, in the concentration camps in Germany they ate their own stool out of hunger. Kīrtanānanda might have told me, some . . . (indistinct) . . . also.

Reporter lady: Hmm.

Prabhupāda: So Kṛṣṇa has given you so many nice things, grains, that is for human body. Grains, fruits, flowers, milk, so many nice things Kṛṣṇa has given for the human society. Why they should kill animals?

Animal killing is for tigers, lions, those who live in the jungle. The human society . . . this is the . . . the animal society of the dogs, they are not very appreciative of this type of foodstuff.

Reporter lady: (referring to some prasādam she's been given?) Do I put it in here, do I?

Ātreya Ṛṣi: Any way you like.

Compiler:Laksmipriya
Created:2016-11-26, 08:07:26
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