How Does Oedipus Shape His Own Future

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Fidel Castro once said “Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour.” A man is only a man, he is not a god nor omniscient, he can not control or shape his future but he can influence it by his choices. Men have gone mad chasing their destiny and trying to sway their future. Example of this is Oedipus, who is a mythical Greek king of Thebes. Oedipus accidentally fulfilled a prophesy that he would end up killing his father and marrying his mother, therefore bringing disaster to his city and family. “Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all” -Alexander the Great

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