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Do you believe that the type of person we are will determine the choices we make Do you believe in fate I think that Oedipus was responsible for his own downfall because of the arrogent distrusting and paranoid person he is I Oedipus whom all men call the great is just one example of Oedipuss Arrogence He is very Ignorant and conceited as well This type of personality contributed to his downfall When the Oricale warned him he could have very well avoided what was to come by making other choices Fate is not to blame since Oedipus was arrogent and made the choices he did He choose to go to the town of Thebes He choose to kill his father Fate is not to blame since Oedipus was arrogent and made the choices he did It also took him a long time to realize what was happening He was very dense and his stupidity lead to those choices Oedipus was also very distrusting Oedipus is judgemental when he says Yes and its there youve proved yourself a false friend He knows something is wrong and right away he jumps to conclusions and blows up on Creon He is not really sure of anything but he doesnt trust anyone This contributed to Oedipuss downfall ALong with distrusting Oedipus is very suspicious of everyone He is paranoid when he says When he that plots against me secretly moves quickly I must quickly counterplot If i wait taking no decisive measure his business will be done and mine be spoiled Oedipus being the paranoid person that he is makes him more distrusting He is worried about everything that doesnt matter and is too stupid to realize what is really happening If Oedipus would have been less paranoid then he might have been able to realize what was happening and he might not have went so long without realizing what he was doing I believe that he kind
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