The survival of the fittest is one of the ordained laws of Nature that none of us can change. It was true in the days of the jungle, and it is just as true today. For several years the country has been floating along on a wave of prosperity. Jobs were to be had for the asking, both for the fit and the unfit. There was no doubt lots of extravagance, but the standards of living for the average man were raised, which was a very good thing for all concerned.