A young couple, Arthur and Norma are visited by a mysterious man who gives them a box with a button. They must decide whether or not to press the button; if they do they recieve a million dollars at the expense of a stranger's life.
The company has a discussion on ethical dilemmas involving stealing in a perilous situation. They then shift into a philosophical discussion when Andy asks Michael how he knows the wall in the room is there if he's not looking at it. Michael goes into a deeper philosophical discussion by questioning the knowledge of other people and objects.
After Walter is both blinded and made deaf, Mr. Steward forces the couple into yet another moral dilemma. They can either continue on as a family, leaving Walter blind and deaf, or cure him by killing Norma.