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...ause his life is here and he has no desire to leave. He must also respect the political authority as whole, he is just a child or a slave and he must obey his parent or master. And finally if he doesn’t respect the laws he undermines them and sets a precedent to others to disobey as well. He breaks a whole legacy.
On another hand, how can a political power’s law be legitimate if they are unjust. What happens if in this society an unjust law prevails.
Creon’s judgement can be seen by some as unjustly founded and maybe guided by pride, ego or ignorance.
In conclusion, we can say that Antigone ought to obey an unjust law because; politics and ethics are not compatible in society and she has a duty to obey the law. We can thus assume that Socrates would counsel Antigone to listen to Creon and leave her brother in the name of the law. Therefore Socrates must be right.
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