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In the story Oedipus the King by Sophocles, Oedipus uses his free will to make choices. He chooses to curse the killer, find the truth about his childhood, and blinds himself.
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Free will is choosing your own fate
Fate does not exist because your future is based on your own personal decisions. Fate is believing that your life is based on the decisions of a higher power and their plan for you. You are responsible for the choices you make and their outcomes. People are faced with thousands of choices every day, if they choose to make the wrong choice they have no one to blame but themselves. In the story Oedipus the King by Sophocles, Oedipus uses his free will to make choices. He chooses to curse the killer, find the truth about his childhood, and blinds himself.
In the beginning of the play when the outbreak of plague in Thebes that could only be stopped by finding King Laius' killer. Oedipus curses the killer to live alone in the mountain. , "Now my curse on the murderer, Whoever he is a lone man unknown in his crime or one among many, let that man drag out his life in agony, step by painful step" (Lines 280-283). Oedipus uses his free will and tells Creon that the killer of King Laius will be sent to exile.
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