Los españoles NO están locos...
It's just a cultural thing...
I'm Mexican but my parents are Spanish.
Mexico is a bullfighting country, we have the largest Bullfighting Ring in the world, in San Miguel de Allende we have the same tradition as in Pamplona, Spain. We even call that day "La Pamplonada". It's just to celebrate San Fermin's Day on July 7th.
There is people in some Bullfighting countries like Mexico, Spain, Ecuador or Colombia who think that killing bulls just by entertainment is purely barbarism, (my mother is one of them) but there is another part of the population who thinks that is one of the great traditions in our cultures. (My father, RIP, was one of them)
Maybe they're right... Maybe it's purely barbarism, but believe me I've been witness of countless discussions about it... Just to get to one point... People who like bullfights go to the bullfighting ring... People who don't just stay away of it...
Eventhough I completely respect and understand all of your thoughts and your statements... If you ask for my personal opinion I would answer I like Bullfights mainly because the whole idea of a "Matador" being with such an impressive animal like a bull is a matter of respect and I see that almost like a "bare hands" fight.
As I wrote before, some people don't like it some people do... So, PLEASE, don't post any offensive or immature comments about how insane Spanish are. Because I am not going to reply them.
Yo soy yo más mis circunstancias - J. Ortega y Gasset