“We have an impressive conflict in Alfafar, the bou embolat It seems primitive to me. It is the way of educating the little ones that will save us or condemn us ”, wielded the councilor of United We Can in Alfafar Inma Dorado holding the banner of her party at the anti-bullfighting rally held in the town’s Town Hall square. Meanwhile, in nearby streets, the aberrant torture suffered by horned men was being carried out. “We are against bulls at parties, we all pay for parties, it’s a shame, all animals are sentient, we are also animals,” she added.
Fences that collapse urban centers, with the consequent inconvenience for those who live in the fence, are a reason for clear disagreement.
“Anti-bullfighting alfafar!” he yells over the loudspeaker.
“Why should people outside of such brutalities endure them at their doorsteps?”
“PP and PSOE have the position that we all know, PSOE broke the government pact and has put it”; “as mayor or mayor you have the power to do what you want. I would absolutely ban them, I would eliminate the bullshit of the meek, the embolado bull, the roped bull. It is non-negotiable!” This was expressed by the Compromís councilor Amalia Esquerdo who, behind another banner, participated in the rejection. “It is difficult to know what a people thinks.” “Why should people outside of such brutalities endure them at their doorsteps?” “There are many complaints about the infrastructures that are set up.” Diego Nevado spokesman for the Alfafar Anti-Bullfighting Platform gave voice to such protests: “This having it at the door of your house is a problem, a lot of dirt, a lot of violence.”
Why, if bullfighting is rejected, is it agreed with heifers as a show?
Why do mooing of pain and barbarism excite men, in a greater percentage, who, in herd, show the worst of the human condition: violence?
“They compulsively seek intense sensations, which is not easy because they have a very high threshold for stimulation. These individuals – mostly men between fifteen and forty years of age – can only experience the leading role or the sensation of narcissistic power in the context of the exploitation and suffering of the victim, humiliation, domination, torture (… ) lack the capacity to feel compassion, guilt or remorse”, reads the essay The seeds of violence of the Sevillian psychiatrist Luis Rojas Marcos
“These individuals – mostly men between fifteen and forty years of age – can only experience protagonism or the sensation of narcissistic power in the context of the exploitation and suffering of the victim”
During the act someone would throw an egg at the people gathered and a young man, viciously, grabbed his testicles with both hands facing the encounter.
What about the business of ranches that supply victims to these “festivities” of death and pain?
“That they reform their businesses, not maintain some beach bars” says Esquerdo.
“In addition to being ranchers, they are big businessmen” and certain political parties “waiting for favors from these people”, raise the flag of bullfighting. He declares on the radio Martha Stephen, platform president: Torture is not culture.
Impunity for debts with the Treasury of bullfighting businessmen and proxies?
What money transvestism will emerge to continue feeding superstructures and clientelism when the curtain falls? Bullfighting in Spain survives thanks to European funds, the Ministry of Culture, autonomous communities and the ineffable councils.
“You cannot subsidize suffering, the first thing is to abolish bullfighting”
“The breeding of animals for bullfighting festivities makes no sense, animal exploitation for the argument of being culture. We have a long way to go, there is more and more awareness. All animal exploitation is a horror” declares Ana, thirty-two years old, coordinator of Pacma (Animalist Party Against Animal Abuse founded in 2003) questioning “the justification of some breeders that the fighting bull subsists for them”. For the activist: “You cannot be half-hearted, you cannot subsidize suffering, the first thing is to abolish bullfighting, the bulls suffer in the streets and in the squares, we must evolve!” “Abolition Mission in Madrid on September 24!” The animal historian and anthropozoologist writes Helena Escoda Houses: “The anti-bullfighting movement in Spain does not stop growing among the new generations”
Salvador Gavira, Montes de Oca, La Cardenilla nº 46 and nº 6, cows of Dani Machancoses, embolado de Jaralta and Adelaida Rodríguez, are irons of the cattle condemned to execution in Alfafar. Veterinary professionals, Pharmacy, Jurisprudence and others supply clubs, brotherhoods, associations and other entities. Cattle arriving from Salamanca, Córdoba, Cáceres, Cádiz and Valencia discover that the human being who raised them has become a bloodthirsty executioner.
Only eight percent of the existing dehesas in Spain are used to raise fighting bulls! Are eight thousand registered bullfighting professionals with occasional work?
“I don’t think they are sadistic people because yes, psychopathic people don’t have emotions, everything is an educational and cultural process”
“It is a multifactorial thing why a person enjoys, the signal is left in childhood, the emotional hook, I do not think they are sadistic people because yes, psychopathic people do not have emotions. We have used animals in everything, everything is an educational and cultural process. They haven’t been in Alfafar for thirty years,” declares María, forty-four years old, accompanied by her dog Mauro and a vegan, as well as her daughter Azahar and her son Roger, both five years old.
Legally armored bullfighting? The former Minister of the Interior (PSOE), José Luis Corcuera (GAL+ “secret funds of his ministry”) “repealed the veto on the entry of minors under 14 years of age to the bullring” in 1988, in contrast to what stipulated by the Committee on the Rights of the Child of the UN (Organization of the United Nations).
Dolors Marsans i Comas (Barcelona editor of the publication “Proclamation in Defense of Animals”), declares: “We hope that in the not too distant future, shame will only be for those who mistreat and torture animals.”
“We hope that in the not too distant future, shame will only be for those who mistreat and torture animals”
Does bullfighting give enough votes?
“I think there are not as many votes as the votes of the falleros,” says María, an activist in Cabañal who has also collaborated with Pacma. “You know that this group of people will vote for you if you are happy, PP and PSOE are looking for revenue and I think they like it, animal rights should not be voted on”, he continues reviewing while agreeing that the change would be possible ” depending on the ruling party.
“Let no one suffer agony for fun, with the complicity of certain politicians, animals whose only crime has been to be born,” says Nevado.
When to politically demobilize those who squander the public treasury, even though the money “is trying to camouflage”? A great deal with “600 million euros that the Spanish state allocates annually to the promotion and protection of industry? taurine”, dependent on ninety percent of subsidies. Public money for something that more than sixty-seven percent of people in Spain are not interested in or want to pay?
“600 million euros that the Spanish state allocates annually to the promotion and protection of industry? taurine”
“No to animal abuse. We can animalista País Valencià”, “Denia Animal. Animal Save Moviment”, “Animal Dignity, for the rights of all animals”, “Unides Podem Alfafar”, “Compromís”, “Torture is not culture”, “Pacma”, “Not with my money”, “Ni 1 euro to cruelty, Anima Naturalis”, “Bullfighting abolition”, “Your money pays for this”. Banners and posters surrounded a performance of four recumbent people with bull masks.
“Last Thursday, in Alfafar, they taught children how to embolize bulls,” says Nevado, an irrefutable sign of non-compliance with the provisions of article 70 of Law 26/2018 of the Generalitat Valenciana.
Cruelty in youth due to boredom, “pathological boredom”, emotional emptiness?
Why stir up toxic feelings, exalt machismo, wrap violence in patriotism, culture and tradition? Violence and drugs, the ideal feast to brutalize?
“Cannabis consumers – hashish (assassins) – were violent and bloodthirsty warriors who entered combat in a state of cannabis intoxication.” Details the National Award for Medicine, Francisco Alonso-Fernandez in the introduction to his book The secrets of alcoholism. Women, work and youth.
“Raising children and young people in sadism” means that “when they see violence and mistreatment of women, they see it as normal”
“It’s troglodytes! parties with animals should not be allowed, we have to go through those streets and we have to eat them, we cannot go because of the pain it causes us; Stop having fun with the animals! that this money be allocated to other activities, there are people in the town without food!” reproaches Mari Ángeles, a neighbor of Alfafar. “Raising children and young people in sadism” repudiates fifty-one-year-old Zahra, stating that “when they see violence and mistreatment of women, they see it as normal.”
How many people have to die or suffer injuries for bullfighting to be bolted?
Quoting Rojas Marcos again in his work Espasa Essay Award: “Senseless violence is so horrifying and constitutes the plot of our worst nightmares.”