Recounts the philosopher Socrates and his influential presence in Athens, using reason and logic to question his fellow citizens and the world around them. Socrates championed free-thinking and reflection.
Mr. Simonet gives his students a year-long assignment: "Think of an idea to change our world - and put it into ACTION!" He creates this assignment to prove to his students that, despite their age and current situation, they can indeed change the world. Mr. Simonet inspires his students by suggesting that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.
Greek and German philosophers play against each other in an altered game of soccer. They must ponder and develop new ideas. Only after they come up with an idea may they score a goal. Some of the many philosophers featured are Archimedes, Socrates, Hegel, Nietzsche, Marx, Kant, and Confucius.
Professor Hundert inspires his students to make meaningful contributions to society. He asks one student to read a plaque with a quote from Shutruk-Nakhunte, king of Elam, and compares Nakhunte to famous individuals such as Socrates and Plato. He suggests that Shutruk-Nakhunte is largely unknown because he did not make any contributions to mankind.