Animated vignettes capturing the absurdity of various human predicaments, clarifying some truths that are not self-evident. 1. War—2. I omnipotence—3. Religion—4. Democracy—5. Advertising—6. Drugs—7. Television—8. Hunger—9. Conquests—10. Defilement—11. Life—12. Conclusion. Script, animation and direction by Bruno Bozzetto; special collaboration by Ugo Magni; editing by Giancarlo Rossi.