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Instead of letting the older man pass, he makes a scene, why should he be the one to move? He is royalty. He believes that he should move for no man. He is also selfish in the fact that when Teresias enters and gives Oedipus the clues that tell him that he has killed Laius, he refuses to believe him, to the point of insulting him, and kicking him out...
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The life of Oedipus is filled with terrible, amoral and merciless things. If the fact that when he is born his parents put pins in his legs, and take him to the mountains and leave him to die wasn't bad enough. He was damned by the Gods with the prophecy of killing his father and sleeping with his mother...
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