Moral Choices In Antigone

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Moral Choices

Life is full of choices. Sometimes it’s easy for a person to make the right choice, but other times it seems a bit harder. The writer J.K. Rowling once said, “It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”. She clearly states that choices are the fundamentals of our future, since our choices are what lead to our actions. Our choices can lead to happiness, sorrow, grief, anxiety or even bravery. However a few people around the world still realize the importance of choices. The list starts from Eleanor roosevelt all the way back to one of the three Greek tragedians, Sophocles. His play “Antigone” focuses on the consequences of a brave choice that the main character, Antigone, had made. This writer, who had lived in the earlier ages, is a great symbol of wisdom that people might have lost nowadays. Antigone’s choice itself had changed her whole life. Some may say it wasn’t the right choice to make, however to
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In “Antigone” Sophocles proves that it is a moral choice to do something that will result in our death if we have a good enough reason to do it because it shows bravery, proves the importance of human rights, and can create role models for
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