Collective Action and Cooperation, Child Custody, and Counterblows

Here are three pairs of lectures I recorded and articles I published, available, as always, from the Internet Archive: Collective action and freeridership Child custody [see our previous discussions of this topic here and here] Avenging crimes against Jews [see our previous discussions of aspects of this topic here, here, here, here and here]

Can Demons Use the Telephone?

Ray Parker Jr. advises anyone worried about possibly paranormal phenomena to seek professional help (lyrics, audio): If there’s something strange in your neighborhood Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! If there’s something weird and it don’t look good Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! I ain’t afraid of no ghost I ain’t afraid of no ghost If […]

The Halachic Implications of Ghosts

There is a common trope in Western folklore that the spirit of a murdered man may experience unrest, being possessed of the desire and even need for justice or vengeance against the murderer. From Hamlet: Ghost: Pity me not, but lend thy serious hearing To what I shall unfold. HAMLET: Speak; I am bound to […]