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Should Bullfighting be Banned?
Humans regularly eat beef and wear leather. These industries kill
cattle than bullfights, frequently using
. We clearly do not recognise such a responsibility generally.
is becoming increasingly important in our society. This indicates that we should recognize a moral responsibility towards animals.
Just because we do not recognize the responsibility doesn't mean we 'shouldn't' recognize it.
While no form of animal cruelty should be excused, and the meat and leather industries unquestionably need to be pressured into ensuring more human treatment of cattle, there is a huge difference between slaughtering an animal quickly for sustenance and killing it slowly for entertainment.
That there is a greater evil does not justify the small evils.