This incredible photo marks the end of Matador Torero Alvaro Munera’s career. He collapsed in remorse mid-fight when he realized he was having to prompt this otherwise gentle beast to fight. He went on to become an avid opponent of bullfights. Even grievously wounded by picadors, he did not attack this man.
Torrero Munera is quoted as saying of this moment: “And suddenly, I looked at the bull. He had this innocence that all animals have in their eyes, and he looked at me with this pleading. It was like a cry for justice, deep down inside of me. I describe it as being like a prayer - because if one confesses, it is hoped, that one is forgiven. I felt like the worst shit on earth.”
I’ve reblogged this at least two other times but this is possibly one of my favorite photos ever.The bull is just like ‘Hey, are you okay?’ it’s so powerful
This made me tear up. One day all humans will have this exact understanding awaken within them
That bull looks like he just wants to be friends
Festivals of Quito I did not know what I was getting myself into. I knew I had to leave but the comisario killing the bull that everybody wanted to pardon? I’m horrified to have witnessed it. I’ll never go back. Should have listened to mi madre.
Only 5 percent of women have the type of body we see on billboards and in TV commercials. The “Expose” project wants you to see the remaining 95 percent. (Some images below may be considered NSFW.) Blogger and activist Jes Bak…
This is an amazing project - I’d love to see more like this!
Yes! Most of these I wish everybody understood.
Here is a side by side comparison of how The New York Times has profiled Michael Brown — an 18 year old black boy gunned down by police — and how they profiled Ted Bundy, one of the most prolific serial killers of all time.
Character assassination much.