Suggested Discussion Questions:
1. What might be the machloket (conflict of opinion) between Rabbi Eliezer and Rabbi Jacob?
2. In the context of mitzvot, where duty trumps most contrary desires, what might Ben Azzai mean by "what shall I do?"
3. What do you think Ben Azzai means when he says, "my soul lusts for Torah"?
4. What is Ben Azzai suggesting about the mitzvah of "pru and revu" (be fruitful and increase) when he says that the world will likely be sustained by others?