"Mutualism arose well before the dawn of human history, and there is little doubt that as long as there is life on this planet, it will continue. Mutualism requires that we are open to the possibility of greater value emerging when we take account of others’ needs."
Old Mutual Sustainability Report 2011
Mutualism: The lady bug eats aphids off the flower, and sometimes the pollen, helping pollinate the flower and disperse its seed. The lady bug may lay eggs on the plant, so that when they hatch the young larvae will have a ready source of food: aphids.