A view shows an ice flow floating on a lake in front of the Solheimajokull Glacier, where the ice has receded by more than 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) since annual measurements began in 1931, Iceland October 16, 2015. REUTERS/Thibault Camus/Pool
We cannot produce ourselves and must value the system that has. But the systematic source cannot reflectively evaluate what it has produced; only we can. In humans, an evolutionary ecosystem becomes conscious of itself.