What does Creon remark that is the most important act a son can do?

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Creon believes that a son must offer his father unwavering and unquestioning loyalty. He tells Haemon:

That is the way to behave: subordinateEverything else, my son, to your father’s willThis is what a man prays for, that he may get Sons attentive and dutiful in his house, Each...

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Creon believes that a son must offer his father unwavering and unquestioning loyalty. He tells Haemon:

That is the way to behave: subordinate
Everything else, my son, to your father’s will
This is what a man prays for, that he may get
Sons attentive and dutiful in his house,
Each one hating his father’s enemies,
Honoring his father’s friends

In Creon's mind, Haemon must not do what Antigone, his niece has done: publicly defy his decree as the new king. He challenges his son to describe a greater evil than anarchy. Moreover, Creon is deeply angered that Haemon would support an anarchist, which is how Creon thinks of Antigone. Creon is offended that Haemon would engage in a public argument with his father and king. Father and son are unable to resolve their argument, and tragic results ensue. Creon is unrelenting in his demands of Haemon, and his son will not blindly follow his father's decree or chose his side simply out of filial devotion.

Too late, Creon realizes that his unjust rule and defiance of the higher law of the gods has caused the deaths of his niece, son, and wife. His expressions of regret are some of the last lines of the play.

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Be loyal.

Creon is big on familial loyalty. He argues that obedience,  and (depending on which translation you read) potentially emulation is the duty a son owes his father. Haemon, his son, he argues, should try to be like his father, and try to obey hsi will, and his decisions, regardless of what Haemon himself thinks.

Creon thinks he should be allowed to pick Haemon's ideas, his friends, and even his future wife.  Sons of fathers, like subjects of a king, have to obey the man in charge. And Creon, as king and Haemon's father, therefore is due a double dose of loyalty and obedience.

The slight problem with Creon's insistence on familial loyalty is that he himself is foregoing familial privilege by refusing to bury Polyneices, his nephew. He might be doing the right thing as king in forbidding the burial (though the play leaves that ambiguous) but, as the familial guardian, he certainly isn't. One of the key points of this play is that you can't separate politics from family. A man isn't just the king, but also the man.

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