Skip to comments.Spain: bullfighter survives terrifying face goring
Posted on 10/08/2011 5:35:28 PM PDT by Krankor
I always appreciate a story where an individual who enjoys hunting animals simply for sport or who torments animals for pleasure- get his comeuppance. Good for the bull.
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Good for the bull!
a total crazy “festival”...sounds more like something the Muzzies would enjoy...er, they would probably do it with humans.
PS. I am not a Vegan and enjoy a good steak.
Bullfighting is part of Spanish culture. You are cultureless to enjoy the injury of a matador...or cowboy...or zoo keeper.
Sounds like you and Michael Vick are kindred spirits.
Can’t say I feel sorry for him.
4:38. It happens fast. At least I think this is the incident?
Sometimes you get the bull, sometime the bull gets you.
Can’t exactly work up any sentimentality towards the matador, he knew the risks and still chose to still inflict brutal injuries on the bull for sport.
I suspect karma was involved.
And beheading is part of the muzzie culture.
What's your point again?
And BYW, I am Spanish.
:27, a different angle than the first video.
Have you ever seen a bullfight? The bull enters the ring....then a picador ( horseman ) comes out with a long pointed pike. He continually pokes the poor animal causing massive bleeding......then a bandoleer enters with barbed sticks which he then puts into the back of the bull....6 times!
The heroic matador enters to continue the torture.....this is sport?
http://www.eitb.com/en/news/ has the pic.
Don’t click here if you don’t like seeing gore. Not safe for work or weak stomachs. You’ve been warned.
The difference is the hunter isn't a coward and kills his own meat. He doesn't hide behind a butcher and then tries to claim the high ground.
I've only been once, in Madrid. I didn't know what I would think. But the whole thing is awesome.
I doubt that there are many Muslim matadors.
The matador is a craven coward. I’m only sorry he lost one eye.
I do so abhor the sport of bullfighting! :-(
I despise animal cruelty in all its forms...
That matador is a craven coward. I suggest you go kill a puppy- it takes about the same level of skill.
That sounds brutal!
The matador is a craven coward. Im only sorry he lost one eye
Would you have preferred he be completely run through with a horn? Sounds to me as if you delight in seeing humans get their comeuppance [as you see fit]and don’t bemoan their pain, yet you moan and gnash your teeth over the bull’s plight.
Your attitude places you on a level plain with those who enjoy the bull’s suffering. I love animals but I love people more. Period.
As the saying goes You mess with the Bull...you get the horns!
Really? Have you ever been around a bull?
Most farm animals you can take casually except two, the goose and the bull. Both will attack. Both can leave you with broken bones. But bulls kill. They ain't puppies.
Unless you refer to rabid wolverines on angel dust as puppies.
Matador, picador, it’s still pointless brutality.
Any hunter worthy of the name tries for a quick, clean kill instead of prolonging the creatures agony simply to play to a crowd of blood thirsty animals.
El matador earned every moment of pain the bull was able to inflict and then some.
Let me see if I got this straight. The matador takes a dumb animal, torments and tortures it. And I’m the bad guy because I’m glad the scumbag who does this gets his just deserts? Go kill a puppy. I bet you’d love it.
Punchline from one of my favorite jokes:
“Sometimes, Senor, the bull does not lose.”
No slo-mo replay with John Madden and his commentary and electronic marker!
Let me tell you this, my friend. If you’re a farmer, and one of your bulls or cows or horses or enraged chickens attacks you, then more power to you. Fight back with a knife, gun, machete or nuclear device. By the same token, if you enjoy tormenting or torturing an animal before you kill it then....well...you can go to hell— without an eye, I hope.
Yup. you said it well.
He was not the matador, he was a banderillero - the man who plants the “banderillas” - the barbs in the bulls shoulders. One of several specialists in the Spanish bullfight.
I can guarantee you my compassion levels are much higher than yours. If you’d bothered to read my post instead of lashing out in defense of your ludicrous opinions and assumptions, you’d have seen I don’t condone the torture of animals or humans. The fact that I believe humans are more important than animals is religious based so I won’t even try to argue the fact with you. If you have to save a child or a dog which will you choose?
However your statement that it takes the same level of skill to kill a bull as a puppy is simply not accurate.
Bulls are not easy to put down, just a fact. They were the defenders of the herd against bears, wolves, big cats and so forth so they had to be tough. They haven't gone that soft over the centuries.
It actually takes immense skill and training to do what these guys do.
They spend their youth practicing the skills required, not only to do their part, but to do it with style and grace. The Spanish bullfight critics are brutal.
The Spanish bull running and slaying are something I do not understand. Whatever floats their boat, I guess.
Perhaps those bulls are tormented, I really don’t know.
I kind of doubt it. Though I have known some mexican nationals that believe that animals are for amusement. Sick what they do in mexico.
The U.S. probably has the best record of actuall abuse. Something worth researching.
Wanna make a difference? Move to Iran and open a dog shelter. No joke!
The Angus bull is gentle and doglike. Though there are some cows in the herd with the bloodline of Santa Gertrudis. They are dangerous with calf. The Angus are freaking smart. They sell well. They calve well. They are hard to handle sometimes.
I hunt wild deer for meat, btw. Wild pigs too, oinky! Its bow season here in TX. Kill and Grill! Can I cook y’all a rabbit or something?
The wild things taste better!
Krankor, go have yourself an historical day! God Love It!Bless its Heart!
Not a matador. The matador generally just kills the bull.
The bull is put through a three-stage ritual, involving a play of capes combined with, first, lances, followed by the banderillas, and finally the sword.
The first two stages are actually necessary, for many often very subtle reasons, to make the final stage reasonably safe (relatively speaking, this is an extemely dangerous profession) and certain.
These are not ordinary bulls.
They are bred specially for the bullring. You could say they are the pitbulls (yes, that amuses me too !) of the bovine race.
Great Hemingway’s ghost!
I am warming myself comfortably in the toasty heat of the hellfire you have wished upon me ! And mine. And the entire civilization from which me and mine are descended.
I suggest peppercured venison backstrap... you will give up potatos. Keep it raw, dog.
Some of the best is right before it turns.... yeah...
“That matador is a craven coward. I suggest you go kill a puppy- it takes about the same level of skill.”
Cultural illiteracy. Read and learn my friend. It may not be pretty, but it’s how they like to do it. They don’t care what you think.
Sounds to me that you’re not quite an “ex” hippie.
Your post makes you seem foolish. Bodies made in Gods’ image are not worthless, even if their treatment of animals does not meet your standards.
“Sounds to me as if you delight in seeing humans get their comeuppance [as you see fit]and dont bemoan their pain, yet you moan and gnash your teeth over the bulls plight.”
One HUGE difference. The matador has a choice, the bull doesn’t.
Go sign up for PETA, little girl.
Study the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39 to see how an otherwise educated people, previously defenders of Christendom against the Moorish hordes, could descend into utter barbarism. Photographic evidence horrifies to this day.
By the way, the Spanish bullfight is well attended by both sexes. And Hemingway, a sadistic man by any standard, was a huge aficionado of “la corrida”. Read his For Whom The Bell Tolls.
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