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I Think Bullfighting Is Cruel

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    Family Of Bull Riders

    yet...I think its cruel and not fair to the animals
    MeltedFlowers MeltedFlowers 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2010

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    I Also Think

    the way we slaughter animals in abbatoirs is cruel. A matador who doesn't achieve a clean kill is humiliated and reviled. Not justifying, just saying....
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 Feb 5, 2012

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    Not a Fair Fight

    Enough of this pitting man against bull. Let's call it what it is: a GROUP of men that torture and sufficiently weaken the bull so that the matador has a chance. That first stage of the fight, where the guys on horses stick the bull with sharp pecadillos? That's really...
    paulinlv paulinlv 51-55, M 7 Responses Dec 22, 2008

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    Unless It's Done By Bugs Bunny

    I THINK IT"S HORRIBLE >:( 
    JnRxRockz JnRxRockz 16-17 1 Response Feb 27, 2011

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    I Always Pull For the Bull

    i mean ,after all they tourtue these poor animals .light threre horns on fire,stab them with swords..etc.they should get some payback.to do this to any animal is barbarak.i always like to see the bull knock someone out,not kill them,but rattle their brains.and your right they are...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 3 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    Are We Really "humane"?

    Can someone who loves bull-fighting please explain what is beautiful,artistic and humane about sticking arrows into an animal, and then calling it sport? It is just as humane as fox-hunting, whaling, clubbing baby seals and killing dolphins!
    andyneil andyneil 46-50, M 8 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    Ban Bull Fights

    It is a cruel spectator event, and the bull is attacked and angered by people with spears and swords and then when it is bleeding and tiring a matador comes out and trys to make himself look good by waving a cape around and he is classed as brave and if the bull happens to get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    Disgusting.

    How is this a sport again?  That photo ******* RILES me up, too.  Bullfighting is NO sport.  There's no teams.  Why don't they just go watch a guy kick a puppy to death.  Or maybe a baby would be more thrilling.  Fishing is no sport.  Hunting is...
    williamzanzinger williamzanzinger 26-30, M Oct 30, 2008

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    Bullfighting Is Just Plain Cruel

    How any country can have this bloody atrocity and call it a sport is horrifying. How does that teach people to be kind to animals? It doesn't.
    bluemidnight bluemidnight 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    I Know Bullfighting Is Cruel

    Another horrifically cruel tradition called a "sport," and a "heritage". Spain, a modernized country, should be ashamed of its continued promotion of this torture of innocent animals, and the Running of the Bulls is equally atrocious. And this country should be equally ashamed...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Oct 31, 2011

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    Revolting

    Bullfighting is monumentally cruel, with most 'fights'  usually concluding with the death of the bull by a sword thrust. It is synonymous with Spain, but is also, to their shame,  practiced in Portugal, Southern France and also in Tamil Nadu, India...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 25, 2010

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    Saw On T.v Once

     I watched this show once years ago. I think it was called "To love or to kill: man vs animal."   Anyways, they had one segment on bull fighting. It was horrible! The poor bull looked like a pin cushion by time they were done with him. I was crying it was so...
    wonderminter wonderminter 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    I Hate It

    I once saw a TV programme about the bullfighting in Spain.  All the usual vile things I'd already heard about like maiming the poor animal so that it wasn't strong enough to fight back, and seeing blood pouring out of its wounds. The one that didn't die they tied cloths...
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F Feb 7, 2009

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    Disgraceful!

    There's a TV show on right now called Rude Tube. It's about all the most popular videos on the internet. Well they just showed a video of a man who was riding a bull and he fell off and the bull came at him and threw him really high into the air and the first thing I said after...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    Very Much

    A living creature is placed into an arena, tortured and forced to fight to their long, painful death in view of an audience, for the sake of entertainment, nothing more. What is more disturbing is, who on earth finds such a display as death, entertaining?  It resonates to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 30, 2008

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    Exploitation

    I do think it's cruel. The animal cannot possibly enjoy it, and it is pure exploitation.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    Idiot's

    You ride the Bull'you respect the bull':-)You dont stick arrows in the bulls ***,then run him around the ring while he's already bleeding to death.Then get the idea that you are a superior individul'finishing him off after who know's how long.........Kwallretiredpbr
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 7, 2009

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    Think It Is No More Cruel

    then a legal system at allows drunk drivers to keep on driving and not do jail tinme if you break the law you need to losse your rights while in jail
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Nov 8, 2011

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    Bullfighting Is Inhumane

    people who think bullfighting is funny needs some mentalhelp. these dogs dont deserve to be treated in such a way.do you all agree with me on the fact that those people who bullfight need mental help.
    lovinlife11 lovinlife11 18-21, F Sep 22, 2010

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    Wasteful

    You should never kill if you dont eat the animal.  This is for show... Its as bad as a **** fight where they use razorblades. On the other hand, a food animal does have a small chance of harming his torturer....
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    It's Barbaric

    Imagine, you take an animal, sever it's neck tendons so it can't properly lift it's head, then slowly stab it to death, for no other reason than it's fun. Sound sick? Well that's bull fighting. It's ******* perverted!
    krool1969 krool1969 41-45, M Apr 3, 2012

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    Matador As Artist

    "Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of beauty in the work of art is left to the fighter's honor."   Ernest Hemingway
    HistoryGuy HistoryGuy 26-30, M Nov 2, 2008

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    I hate all forms of animal cruelty but the worst form in my opinion is bullfighting ITS NOT AN ART ITS NOT A SPORT ITS CRUELTY DONT EVEN SAY ITS HUMAN NATURE
    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 14

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    Just woke up and you are in my thoughts...how can you be so cruel? To me? I know i couldn't do it to you or anyone. I might get mad for a while but i cannot punish someone for this...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I hate people who abuses animals so much it makes me sick. Even killing a fly makes me sick. This world is so cruel when it comes to food and how animal kills each other for food...
    Angrysalads Angrysalads 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    You know what, we are sick. We sick, cruel, abusive, and selfish as humans. We think that we are so much better than every other living thing out there. We are killers. I came...
    lifeislife12 lifeislife12 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm aware that what I'm about to say will probably spark off some debate. But here it is: I don't support animal testing. I think it's cruel and doesn't always give a fair idea of...
    jojijo jojijo 22-25, M 6 Responses Jul 13

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    I hate animal cruelty. So I was watching this video and you'll never believe this, she threw puppies into a lake for no utter reason
    PinkParisChiffon PinkParisChiffon 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    https://www.change.org/petitions/florida-fish-and-wildlife-commission-and-state-attorney-angela-b-corey-ask-for-maximum-punishment-in-torture-of-endangered-gopher-tortoise please...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    If I had to end my life to end all cruelty to all animals I would.
    menna6 menna6 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Well mostly everything I post upsets people to the 10th degree even though all I'm trying to do is share my honest concerns. It sure isn't easy being me, but I'm not 1 to complain...
    Sebastianblack Sebastianblack 26-30, M Jul 18

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    Animals are like humans. People think they can kick, kill and hunt animals when they feel like it. God made these creatures and is our job to protect them, not treat them like...
    twilighteen twilighteen 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I am so tired of peoples selfish ways. I think most people are so wrapped up in their own world that they don't see anything beyond. I always thought of myself as kind and always...
    sunflowergirl78 sunflowergirl78 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    GOD hates religion. He loves worship. GOD is love. I've had many spiritual experiences, I've been through hardships and at first I used to blame GOD and say why are these things...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    GOD hates religion. He loves worship. GOD is love. I've had many spiritual experiences, I've been through hardships and at first I used to blame GOD and say why are these things...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This girl at my part-time job (pizza restaurant) and not my full-time job (Direct Support for people with disablities) is emotionally and mentally draining. I've been dealing with...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I for sure believe this one!!! Libra They have elegance, charm and good taste, are naturally kind, very gentle, and lovers of beauty, harmony (both in music and social living...
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I agree loneliness is painful but not as much as stepping on a Lego. It's hell on earth. Not even satan would be cruel enough to create that monstrosity
    ILoveYourSmile ILoveYourSmile 13-15, F Jul 10

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    The story of the donkey (why you can never please everyone) There once was a man with a donkey. He had to go to the market with his son, so he put his son to ride on the donkey...
    urbanwanderer urbanwanderer 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Stop thinking on your own ego and paying with others your problems,frustrations and bad mood.Ok,we all can have a bad day...or do unwanted things but c'mon,doing it on purpose...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I saw this horrific video of some 12 year olds putting oil on a tiny puppy then setting it on fire it was ******* horrible!! they were just laughing at his while it cried and...
    AnotherTomboyGamer AnotherTomboyGamer 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Bullying is a cowardly act committed only by weak individuals with insecurity issues. My heart goes out to anyone who has experienced bullying. It is not character building. It's...
    OceanicXs OceanicXs 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    What do you think about the most? I think about my future and how many children am i going to have and if I will be a good person all my life. Also, I think about my faith and my...
    Thatsoanne Thatsoanne 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I most certainly do. If you block someone because you don't like them, they don't agree with your ideology, you hate them for some idiotic bigoted reason....that's completely...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Should I be up... like right now... I can't sleep... same as last night, it seems to be commonplace for me to think too much at night. The thinking keeps me awake too. Night...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Hello EP one more story to tell you, just accept this because i'm really sad when I was little, always blamed myself for certain accidents that happened at that time until you...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I think it's sad when we try to invent new and believable ways of looking happy. We put a face on for each occasion, non of which are for the intended purpose to reveal our true...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

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    Recently I've been thinking about what would happen if I ever needed another heart surgery. I have a strange feeling that I will need it at a fairly young age... and I also feel...
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    Too much that people started thinking that I could challenge "The Thinker" but no one knows that I think with a screamer in my head about random gibberish.
    AnEverWonderer AnEverWonderer 16-17, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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