Suggested Discussion Questions:
1. This a well known Jewish principle that marks bodily pleasure as so good, so in line with the divine will, that the principled rejection of such a worldly pleasure is a sin for which one will need to give an accounting. How might this principle play a role in the discussion of same-sex relations?
2. Who do you think might be the audience for whom the rabbis felt compelled to share this principle of rabbinic wisdom?