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Should Bullfighting be Banned?
Cultural components change, as cultural transformation is a natural dynamic process.
Traditions change as societies' values change.
Western (European) culture has undergone rapid changes, such as a
and the ensuing sexual revolution.
With urbanization, culture
, which makes bullfighting less significant.
that allow people to gather and organize foster a culture that opposes bullfighting, by helping animal-rights activists network or offering new forms of innovation.
There is an ongoing generational change in opinion. 60% of young Spaniards disapprove of the sport, compared to 34% of those above 55 (
Ipsos, p. 2
Even if culture changes, cultural fix-points often remain, as illustrated by the continuity of religious
in old Egypt and the modern Christian world.
Cultural transformation is an organic process that occurs from individual choices and beliefs. It should not be the role of government to dictate culture.