"The world of hierarchy
has come to an end.
Don't fight with it.
Let it disintegrate."
It is terrifying for most of us to see hierarchies disintigrate.
I like the one above (second rendering) better than the first (below).
Originally uploaded by Sultry
It is probably a poor illustration (or piece of art) if you have to explain it. But I looked up the hierarchy/taxonomy of the animal world and included representations of the kingdoms of living things: bacteria, fungi, non-nucleated cells, plants and animals. Humans are among the most complex, least numerous and least sturdy according to many of the sources I've read.
And that doesn't even include viruses.
Best seen large.