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Barcelona stages final bullfight

Hopefully the rest of Spain will follow

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Vinnie89 Vinnie89 NSW Posts: 37
1 26 Sep 2011
Came across an article noting how Barcelona held its last bullfight today,

Hopefully this archaic and barbaric tradition will just die already. Amazing how people pay money to sit in an arena and watch some dude stab a bull, the things we do.

rottweiler rottweiler SA Posts: 1907
2 26 Sep 2011
I doubt the rest of spain will follow- they're against banning completely..

Vinnie89 Vinnie89 NSW Posts: 37
3 26 Sep 2011
rottweiler said:
I doubt the rest of spain will follow- they're against banning completely..
Yeah true, the same old arguement "it's our tradition, it's our culture, it's ingrained", even if it's barbaric and cruel.

Jacqui T Jacqui T NSW Posts: 796
4 26 Sep 2011
Use to be tradition for man and beast to fight in Roman society too but that ended in 438 CE, they have no argument against cruelty.

Andrewxxx Andrewxxx VIC Posts: 272
5 26 Sep 2011
Doesn't look like the rest of the country will follow. Apparently this region has always wanted independence and it may just be a symbol of them rejecting spanish culture

katherooni katherooni SA Posts: 209
6 26 Sep 2011
Bullfighting is so cruel. Its good to see that people are (slowly) realising this

VeganEra VeganEra QLD Posts: 202
7 26 Sep 2011
That is right, any thing is better than nothing. One step in the direction of saving our beautiful animal friends is so amazing. Let's hope a lot more steps can be taken along the way.