We also talked about Marriage (of the socially/spiritually variety) versus marriage (of the legal variety). We more or less agree on the institution of marriage, that nobody can create a legal contract arrangement that is discriminatory based on gender, that changing the legal term would probably be for the best, etc. But it is interesting to note that I find the idea of implementing his concepts of Marriage abhorrent on many levels- he suggested that Marriage exists for the sole purpose of producing children through, er, manual labor. Implementing this idea would be implementing Government-sponsored genetic manipulation and, from my perspective, would invalidate every reason everyone has ever used to get married.
PS - would it be uncouth of me to wear my MacDonald of Sleat kilt on St. Patrick's Day?