Many have attempted to answer the above questions, some successfully, though the answers are often buried in allegory, dense prose, ritual.  The Picture of Man is a modern, simple presentation, which you are invited to examine and put to the test yourself.

(Don't let the apparent complexity of the diagram intimidate you - it's really simple when you know what it means.  The Introduction section below contains video and images that explain the diagram step-by-step.  For further investigation, check out the Study section.)  

There is nothing presented here requiring "belief," and we ask you NOT TO BELIEVE A WORD OF IT, rather use the information as hypothesis.  It is all easy to check out, and if you do, and if the information is seen to work, it is yours.  If not, trash it.