Mutchmor, Right Rev. Dr. J.R.
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Canadians living "too high off the hog." An indication from sharp drops in the stock market values of the best of the blue chips, that the North American way of life should be a more disciplined one. A brief description and discussion of four elements of affluence: the technological society; the massive society; the equity society and the welfare society. A consideration of these developments as a whole. Some remarks from the viewpoint of a Churchman about the affluent society. The confused picture of Church and State relations in the affluent society. The role of the United Church of Canada in seeking to influence policy of the State. Specific philosophies and values that the Church wants to encourage.