some traditions need to be terminated; bringing our flag down to bagpipes is one
Lowering Sri Lanka’s national flag to the sound of bagpipes at Galle Face Hotel in Colombo
Sanjiva Weerawarana

Traditions for the sake of tradition are unfortunately recursive (oh pun intended!) and I do agree, traditions should be re-evaluated from the context of today and whether they deserve to be upheld, or as you said, issued a SIGTERM ;-)

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