In the short story "Profession" (1957) by Isaac Asimov, much of the story revolves around the Olympics that take place on Earth every year. As a child, the main character asks his father about the origin of the word Olympics.
Once he had asked his father: “Why do they call it Olympics, Dad?”
And his father had said: “Olympics means competition.”
George had said: “Is when Stubby and I fight an Olympics, Dad?”
Platen, Senior, had said: “No. Olympics is a special kind of competition and don’t ask silly questions. You’ll know all you have to know when you get Educated.”
The story ends again with George asking those words, "Why do they call them Olympics?" The reader is not told the reason.
What is the significance of the origin of the word "Olympics" in the story?