Philosophical veiw on same sex marriage. Rosalind is more intimately Shakesperean than Juliet. According to Diogenes Laertius, the Stoics "think the wise men should have their wives in common, so that anyone might make love to any woman. While Epicurus categorizes the former as natural though unnecessary, the latter - which we might loosely call sexual passion - is something different. Join us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter. The Catholic Church has lost all credibility when it comes to any pronouncements about human sexuality - contraception and masturbation included. In the earlier Comedies it is approached through various stages of erratic or imperfect forms. Symbol of the Phallic Cross. And yet if any man compelled you to kiss Caesar's feet, you would think it an insult and excessive tyranny. Your Marriage in the Church of England.