Narottama dasa Thakura sang, “I have wasted my life not worshiping Radha and Krishna.” The human form of life is meant for understanding Krishna. The world is being spoiled. By understanding Krishna, people become liberated, but people do not know. They are thinking of liberation in political terms. They are thinking of liberation from Britain. Prabhupada said that before independence from Britain, at least people were free to move out of the country, but he had to undergo much difficulty to get out of India.
(see: lecture that Prabhupada gave on November 6, 1972, in Vrndavana.)