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Tosfos in Pesachim 2a discuss why Yosef's brothers were not allowed to go by night. Tosfos say that the reason was because they were not familiar with the territory, and they could have fallen in potholes, but since they were ten they need not have been scared of 'mazikim'. What is the din today? Does a person going alone in his own city which he knows well have to be scared of mazikim? Does this only apply to a talmid chochom, perhaps? Or maybe mazikim don't exist today?

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    questions on present daf yomi – user2800 Jun 23 '13 at 0:00
  • see rmo yore daio 116:5. Rav shulchan aruch. Turai oven chagigah 3b. – user2800 Jun 23 '13 at 5:35
  • Or maybe mazikin never existed... – mevaqesh Dec 22 '16 at 1:33

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