Bullfighting is just too dangerous a practice for humans to justify. While some customs posses a positive effect, some customs also posses a negative effect and can even be inhumane. Two examples include the custom of stoning portrayed in Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery" and the practice of bullfighting seen in Spanish influenced countries around the world. Bullfighting should be brought to and end because of the violent and cruel nature, the use of murder as entertainment, and due to the potential harm and even death to all parties involved. Society today does not have room for barbaric traditions such as
The phrase; “bred to kill” and “aggressive killer” are thrown around without hesitation from those that are not familiar with the breed. In the Pit Bull debate, the word "vicious" functions to vindicate the breed and cause a lot of negative reactions from the press and the general public, this aggression is nurtured and not innate. The fact that they are publicly ousted as a particularly fearsome breed doesn’t allow people to form their own opinions and forces them to feel afraid of them. Fear is a feeling of apprehension and a response that is both physiological and psychological, to the perception of danger or harm (Petersen 1996). When we hear of horror stories in the media our minds are made up for us without having an informed argument from both sides of the Pit Bull debate.
If you saw a Pit Bull being walked by its owner at your local park, how would you react? Would you cringe at the thought of the monstrous thing and stay out of its way, or would you be compelled to ask if you may pet this wonderful, misunderstood creature? The general public would be afraid of the dog. However, the properly educated portion of the human race knows better than to conform to popular belief and succumb to the mass hysteria regarding this breed without first doing research of their own. Most people shudder at the thought or sight of a Pit Bull and consider them vicious atrocities, but I will show that Pit Bulls are innocent and really are just misunderstood.
When I was younger all I wanted to do was find some way to fit in, even though there is no point in trying and fit in when you were born to stand out and be different than everyone else. Everyone tends to adapt and conform to what other people think is cool. Sometimes it’s hard to try and stand out though because others who think they are better than you are constantly judging, even though God created everyone as equal. I myself am sometimes scared to do something outside of the “normal”. My friends are constantly asking why I care what others think and I still haven’t really figured that out yet.
The research ethics was violated many times during the Stanford county experiment. Any researcher, who is going to do an experiment, must make sure that the experiment is safe and does not cause any harm to the participants, but Zimbardo experiment he did not take this into consideration. Unfortunately the participants were psychologically and physically harmed. Also, they were not fully aware of the extant of the experiment and what devastating results will hold for them personally. Most of them only engage in the experiment for the money, none of them new exactly what was actually going to happen.
“Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood!”(152) This quote show the pure violence that ran though the boy’s blood, without second thought they jumped to kill Simon. This fear of the beast and what it truly was, was what lead them to brutally kill Simon. They were afraid of something they that was altogether foreign to them, the way it looked, what it ate, and how it acted.
Drugging animals is too costly. The reason why meat is cheap as it is now is because they don’t pay for drugs to give animals painless deaths, but instead the animals are forced dealing with massive pain to keep the consumers happy. Just like how, “Hutu started killing with guns and grenades. But because they were so expensive, they later turned into machetes, clubs and hands for killing”, leaving anyone a brutal, slow and painful death. This is what animals go through, all day every
We can divide a bull fight in three parts: First, a bull is forced into the arena and taunted by a bullfighter with a cape. Then, the same bullfighter come in with brightly colored darts with harpoon points on their ends called banderillas and he start stabbing the animal. Finally, after using his cape and sword (the faena) to provoke a few exhausted charges from the dying animal, the bullfighter, also called matador or torero, tries to deliver the death blow, or estocada, with his sword. Many people is against the bullfights because they considered this activity as inhuman and cruel, cause it is a direct attack to the animals and it couldn’t be a reason of entertainment as if we were a primitive civilization. They argument we should respect every kind of life.
INTRODUCTION “Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow-creatures is amusing in itself.” (James Anthony Froude, Oceana, 1886). This phrase explains exactly what bull and cockfighting is all about, they are not natural fights. Bullfighting is the process of torturing and finally killing a bull for entertainment. And cockfighting is a fight between two cocks that usually leads to death, it is forced by their owners or “coaches” that put in their legs weapons to defeat the other one.
First of all animal cruelty is a natural problem because it affects animal, it violates their rights, leaving them with serious physical or psychological injuries that may cause them death. Also when they take species out of their wild environment, and put them under control of the humans for entertainment and experiments, they are affecting the natural balance. Under the control of humans, they are likely to be abused and mistreated. It is a cultural issue because people from Spain and around the world actually believe that the fighting bull is only for fight, so that is why they kill them, because it´s entertainment and they give them a honorable death. Also, in the case of the whale killing, it is also cultural because in some parts of the world, they have used some whale parts in order to do traditional medicine.