What is it?

Diagram Of Life is my attempt to unite the deep concepts about life into a simple design; which is, of course, the aim of visual learning in the first place – to bring simplicity and core understanding of a subject. Of course you could also think that it's become a bit of a tired old subject, to be asking questions such as these, or indeed to claim a Big Answer. I thought that too but that was before I tried to piece it all together. What I seem to have found, unless I’ve missed or misinterpreted something, is that there is a simplicity that seems to run through everything of life; or at least when it comes to living things we find on Earth.

And so let's begin, with a few short sentences that will be scattered around visual forms that I hope will make an easy and perhaps enjoyable journey. After all, I didn’t do the research and draw the diagram just for myself, I created it for you, too. Yet I only hope this proves to be as fun a way of understanding life as it has been for me. Enjoy!