"You are a part of all that you see" is the theme of a visual essay that explores the vital connections between human beings and their surroundings. Scenes of city life with high-rise apartments, freeway traffic, and urban sprawl are intercut with rural landscapes. A camping experience brings the manifold facets of nature into focus. Throughout the program the intricate balance of environmental elements reveals "...how every living thing borrows from something else." Because everything in creation has its own function, man must learn carefully what to preserve and what to destroy.