Mutualism: It’s a Thing

Beautiful story-telling by Kristin Ohlson brings us home to our mutualistic roots

B. Lorraine Smith
6 min readOct 10, 2022

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A beautiful new book by Kristin Ohlson — Sweet in Tooth and Claw — brings us home to our mutualistic roots.

Lately I’ve noticed the theme of mutualism coming up a lot. This notion, that we are all part of a symbiotic dance, is coming in waves, washing away the mythical belief in the “survival of the fittest”, revealing an awareness that “it takes a village”. And the village is willing.

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B. Lorraine Smith

Former sustainability consultant replacing ESG with reality-based insights about corporate purpose and impact. https://www.blorrainesmith.com/