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750314 - Morning Walk - Tehran

His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

750314MW-TEHRAN - March 14, 1975 - 01:06 Minutes

Prabhupāda: . . . they assemble together and people are unhappy. (break) They have renounced democracy, eh? Communist?

Ātreya Ṛṣi: Well, they have some sort of democracy themselves.

Prabhupāda: No, they are dictatorship. Actually, Stalin's dictatorship was going on.

Ātreya Ṛṣi: Yes. It's all dictatorship. Democracy is also a dictatorship, but by election. They elect a fool, and then he can be . . . do whatever he wants.

Prabhupāda: (chuckles) Yes.

Ātreya Ṛṣi: He will try to be as powerful as he can.

Prabhupāda: (japa) (end)