I'm putting this article under Protagonism even though it only exists because I raise this point in my critique of Star Wars, since it's a moral analysis rather than a storytelling critique. Anyway, here's why the Jedi are far from the perfect heroes they're portrayed to be, and arguably even more bad than good:
The Jedi support a government, nuff said.
My main criticism of the Jedi order's spirituality would be the way it seems to revolves around the suppression of emotion. Emotions are a beautiful part of human nature, and while it's true they can be a source of temptation, they can also be a source of motivation. Anger, shame, sympathy (come on yes it's an emotion), and many others can inspire a person to stick one's neck out to fight evil, seek self-improvement, or make sacrifices for the less fortunate. Even if you don't believe in retribution, anger can at least help ward off fear. Besides that, suppressing emotions is simply a hopeless endeavor. Human beings are inherently emotional creatures and you can't change it.
The Jedi have a chain of command. There's simply no reason for this, ever.
The Jedi forbid romance. This stems from their suspicion of emotion, and so, my same argument applies. There's no reason a Protagonist mage warrior would be forbidden from partaking in reproduction.