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History 100 92999 Adrian Kecki Antigone During the ancient years of Greece new ideas came up that complicated life These new beliefs came with the strong development of science where people started to get new aspects of Gods But yet they were encouraged to exercised Gods and the heavenly matters in city-states These new ideals often conflicted with each other creating complex moral dilemmas In the play Antigone and Creon battle a philosophical war dealing with the controversy of the Greek ideals They both based their actions on their beliefs of what is right and wrong The whole problem arises when their believes and ideas encountered each other making it contradiction between morals Antigones side of the conflict held a much more heavenly approach as opposed to the mundane road that Creon chose to follow Antigone feels that Creon is disregarding the laws of heaven through his act After she is captured and brought to Creon she tells him I do not think your edicts strong enough to overrule the unwritten unalterable laws of God and heaven you being only a man Antigones opinion is one that supports the Gods and the laws of heaven Her reasoning is set by her belief that if someone is not given a proper burial that person would not be accepted into heaven Antigone was a very religious person and acceptance of her brother by the Gods was very important to her She felt that It is against you and me he has made this order Yes against me Creons order was personal to Antigone His edict invaded her family life as well as the Gods In Antigones eyes Creon betrayed the Gods by not allowing her to properly bury her brother Polynices She believed that the burial was a religious ceremony and Creon did not have the power to deny Polynices that right Antigones strong beliefs eventually led her to her death by the hand of Creon Never
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