Why do so many of us go along with the crowd and fail to stand up for what we truly believe? Partly because we're too easily swayed by other people's opinions - and partly because we don't know when to have confidence in our own. Alain shows that the ancient Athenian philosopher Socrates can help give us all the intellectual self-confidence we need to work out what we really think and believe. He visits Athens to tell the moving and inspiring story of how Socrates - a man who famously died for his beliefs - can help us stand up for our own.
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