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Wrong! Oedipus has no special relationship with the gods: in fact Sophocles seems to show him, at the start of the play at any rate, with little confidence in them. He is the self-made man, who believes he does not owe his success to the gods but to native wit. His consultation of the oracle and of Tiresias seem to be part of what he regards as "doing what's expected" of a concerned ruler. Like many politicians, he affects to respect others' religion, while being pretty confident that he personally can do without it. He is wrong in this!