Oedipus Rex or Oedipus the King

What superiority does Oedipus claim over Tiresias?


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Oedipus claims the superiority of "sight".

Oedipus rejects Teiresias’ words, and calls him “blind in mind and ears / as well as in your eyes” (371-2) – Teiresias responds simply that these are insults which everyone will soon heap upon Oedipus himself.