Tree of Life Picture

The concept of a many-branched tree illustrating the idea that all life on earth is related has been used in science, religion, philosophy, mythology and other areas. A tree of life is variously..

a) a mystical concept alluding to the interconnectedness of all life on our planet,
b) a metaphor for common descent in the evolutionary sense, and
c) a motif in various world theologies, mythologies and philosophies.

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