Today in the 21st century the concept of fate is still used in many different religions. One particular religion is Christianity. Christians believe that their life is already predetermined for them the day they are born. Christian believes in Heaven and Hell, and to avoid going to Hell, you have to follow the Ten Commandments and believe in the word of God. Many people destiny can be determined based on their circumstances, and past problems.
Gender is one major philosophical stereotype that is still significant because society still view man has being the forerunner and women being behind the men. In Oedipus the King, Oedipus was the king of the city Thebes, and was married to Jocasta, who was respected by Oedipus and his people. Even though Oedipus gave Jocasta power to do certain things, she had to first ask Oedipus to grant her the power to do something because during Ancient Greek time, women were not allowed to be seen as the figure or leader of anything. Many women in today’s society have over come the struggle of being seen as a housewife and not able to get an education. But after, all the changes women went through; women are still being seen as …show more content…
In Oedipus the king, Oedipus marries Jocasta, (who is his biological mother) and is older than Oedipus. The culture during Greek times, believe that the man should be older than the woman because he will have more experiences and can provide for the family and his wife. Today’s society, still believe that an older man should marry a younger woman, but not for an older woman to marry a younger man because he would not be able to provide and support the family. Many older women, who marry younger men, are viewed as not able to get anyone around their age to support them, but if a man marries a younger woman they are viewed as doing something