Rāmeśvara: The difference between Vedic culture and…, the Kṛṣṇa conscious culture and the modern culture is very, very dramatic, very big difference. So the transforming of society…
Prabhupāda: And besides that, if we concentrate in farm project there will be no need of exchange, because I’ll be satisfied with my products. That’s all. There is no need of exchange. Whatever I need, I get in my farm.
Rāmeśvara: Weaving, cloth.
Prabhupāda: Everything I get. So I haven’t got to go outside for exchange. If you are satisfied in your farm—I am satisfied—then where is question of exchange? There is no need of artificial… So this banking, “fanking,” everything will collapse automatically. There is no money, who is going to keep money in the bank?
Hari-śauri: Who needs it?
Prabhupāda: (laughs) So this artificial way of banking, that will be also collapsed.
Hari-śauri: This is revolutionary.
Rāmeśvara: It’s very hard for the mind to…
Prabhupāda: No, simply do this.
Rāmeśvara: Such a dramatic transformation of society.
Prabhupāda: Yes. Whatever it may be… We should be satisfied locally by our food, by our cloth, by our milk. That’s all. Let the whole world go to hell. We don’t care. If you want to save yourself also, you do this. Here is an example. If you want artificial life, city life, and hellish life, you do. But we shall live like this. This is the ideal life.
Room Conversation — January 21, 1977, Bhuvaneśvara