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An answer to a student's letter requesting information for a school project. The issue of topic is the cultural and economic environment, and a change in attitude towards Canadian and regional culture. A consideration of our style and quality of life. A move away from the past "apologetic" nature of our culture. The issue of what P.E.I. residents see as a lack of material affluence compared with other parts of the country. The fallacy that rapid industrialization necesssarily produces a better quality of life, and a discussion of that issue. Challenges to be faced in a rapidly changing technological environment. How to create balance in one's life while dealing with change.