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Post time 2014-6-28 15:08:22 |Display all floors
A foreigner was recently stopped outside the gates of Peking University because he did not possess the proper identification or paperwork to enter the university. The angry foreigner proceeded to use profanities to insult and abuse the university security officer. The security guard replied to the man that, “swearing is a sign of uneducated behavior.” The video of the interaction between the man and the guards soon went viral on the internet. After the video went viral, Xiao Zhang, one of the main security officers in the incident was criticized by the chief of the security guards, who said that this kind of interaction was no good.
A Viral Video: Foreigner Curses, Security Guards Call Him Uneducated

In the video, there is a clear shot of a foreign man wearing sunglasses, dressed in a shirt and trousers and carrying a briefcase. The foreigner is speaking with uniformed security guards. He attempts to use his shaky Chinese to persuade them to let him in the gate, saying, “I want to tell them, but you will not let me attend the meeting.” The security guard, to the side, attempts to use gestures to give the man directions. “I’m not not letting you attend; I’m telling you that the Guanghua New Building is 50 meters to the left of the East Gate.”
Finally, when the security guards would still not let him enter the school gates, the foreign man shook his head and turned to walk away. Before he left, he pointed his finger at the security guard that he had just spoken with and said to his female companion, “Just f*cking go.” The security officer standing behind the man said to him that, “Profanity is not proper speech, and it shows one’s uneducated manner.”
This less than a minute section of the video has gained much attention online. Many Netizens have upvoted and “liked,” posts about the security guard. At the same time, many have criticized the actions of the foreign man.

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Post time 2014-6-29 02:09:59 |Display all floors
So ridiculous that these thing makes threads all the time as soon as a foreigner is involved. Must be 10s of thousands of Chinese getting angry and swearing publicly about something every day.

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Post time 2014-6-29 02:42:43 |Display all floors
God, the guards at Peking are a total pain the ass. When I was at Tsinghua, I never had guards treat me that way. Like probably once did a guard ask for my ID. Really, what is the deal with those guards at PU???? BIZARREEEEEEEE

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Post time 2014-6-29 07:53:02 |Display all floors
The foreigner is not the smartest match in the box either, is he? He could've called the person or persons he was going to meet inside and that would've been it.  And by the way, I quite agree with the security guard; cursing is not what would be expected from an educated person

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Post time 2014-6-29 10:36:02 |Display all floors
Can we prove he is a foreigner, he could be a Chinese citizen

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Post time 2014-6-29 13:27:37 |Display all floors
f you cannot talk mandarin properly with ordinary people, it is really hard to survive on this country. I have seen foreigners (myself too when I was new to this country) cursing, blaming, using F… word to guards, workers, waiters, drivers and even to citizens. But gradually I learned that it is not their fault. We cannot suppose everyone in China to understand English or our intentions as it is in somewhere else in the world. Some very friendly guys give us priority even at risk of their jobs. Allow us to enter without proper documents, brings some young one to translate for us, use their smart phone to translate things for us …. They are not people, they are angels living this world to represent god. We cannot expect them everywhere. If you do not meet someone nice, look around ……. someone will help you. China is filled with good people, you just need the patience to spot them. I had meet problems in banks, hospitals, schools, airports, trainstations …. Various problems …. But one thing was for sure… there was someone to appear and help me to go through it. Do not be frustrate about China, you just need endurance to understand the Chinese souls. This land is filled with good people.  

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Post time 2014-6-29 14:31:22 |Display all floors
The security officer standing behind the man said to him that, “Profanity is not proper speech, and it shows one’s uneducated manner.”


Its this a joke?

These people knows about manners?

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Denial, according the psychoanalysts, is one of the most primary mechanisms of defense. It consists in the attitude of denying or minimizing obvious facts of reality with which the individual can´t  cope or whose irresponsibility is unable to meet.

And I agree.

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