On his radio show today, Dennis Prager said: “The greatest Jewish philosopher and legalist, Maimonides, said that a Jew should never say, pig, eww, it’s disgusting. Rather, a Jew should say a pig sounds delicious, but God says no.
“Bacon smells good but I don’t eat it.
“I’m worried about spouses who want to control the other’s thoughts. If you wish to control your thoughts because you believe God wants you to, that I respect. But I don’t want to be married to anyone who tells me what to think. I want to be married to somebody who expects certain behavior from me, as I would of her, but I don’t tell my wife what to think and I don’t want her telling me what to think.
“I fight totalitarianism in the world and I don’t want totalitarianism in my marriage. ‘Honey, I don’t like the way you are thinking about that woman.’ Holy. I don’t want to go home.
“Do I treat you lovingly? Then let my thoughts be, honey.”
“I love liberty, love, and fidelity. They can all be balanced.”