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and that early morning flight out of the country
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I'm sure he is probably too tormented to get out of bed right now. It's safe to say this guy won't be touching a pen again. I said something I shouldn't have because I hate racists more than anything else.

Even if there was anything to come out of it, I would accept it proudly. I will be glad to take one for the team
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Even if there was anything to come out of it, I would accept it proudly. I will be glad to take one for the team.
Two wrongs don't make a right. And has it occurred to you that this is exactly the kind of behavior that encourages and validates prejudiced stereotypes about foreigners and people of colour? So you've made it worse for the team.
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What team? You and yourself? Or you and your alter ego?

You may be surprised, didn´t you mention a security camera? Better watch out for that knock on the door early mornings........ and that early morning flight out of the country
This feels like hitting more than two birds with one stone.

Your anger that someone you probably despise got a well-deserved justice is hitting your nerves so hard to the point it has you talking about the law like a 5 year old boy.

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Wikipedia:
Some claim that fries originated in Belgium; there is an ongoing dispute between the French and Belgians about where they were invented, with both countries claiming ownership
Since belgians are what they are, they are wrong and french fries are french.

Anyway, you are going on a dangerous direction questioning the origin of fries. I have to warn you kindly that I have several pens at my disposal in my office, and that I just found out they are a dangerous weapon!


There are topics one does not question here!!
In the Netherlands they are called Flemish Fries, which calls into question whether the Belgians who (theoretically) invented them even spoke French. It does seem that in most languages they are called "Fries" to some extent though, so why are they called "Chips" in fried fish stores (and across Brexit land)?
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This feels like hitting more than two birds with one stone.

Your anger that someone you probably despise got a well-deserved justice is hitting your nerves so hard to the point it has you talking about the law like a 5 year old boy.

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In the Netherlands they are called Flemish Fries
Actually not all fries are called vlaamse frietjes, it is a sort of trade mark to distinguish them from the "normal" ones. Never noticed any particular difference though
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Two wrongs don't make a right. And has it occurred to you that this is exactly the kind of behavior that encourages and validates prejudiced stereotypes about foreigners and people of colour? So you've made it worse for the team.
It's not about that. If you didn't teach this idiot a lesson, he would have spat on the next black guy (or arab, muslim ... depending on how diverse his hate is).

The black guy actually told me to keep it under my chin and say nothing, it's their country and we have to deal with it, that got into my nerves. If someone before me had confronted this guy, none of this would be happening.

But again, as far as the assault it was pretty simple, when I was a student we had far worse things thrown at us and didn't bother to hold a grudge for a second after that because it was not thrown with inner hate attached to it.
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Actually not all fries are called vlaams frietjes, it is a sort of trade mark to distinguish them from the "normal" ones. Never noticed any particular difference though
In Amsterdam they are vlaamse frites, perhaps you were elsewhere where the dialect doesn't have the 'e' on the end of the adjectives and the fries have the diminutive 'je' ('li' in Swiss German)...perhaps they are smaller as well!
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In Amsterdam they are vlaamse frites, perhaps you were elsewhere where the dialect doesn't have the 'e' on the end of the adjectives and the fries have the diminutive 'je' ('li' in Swiss German)...perhaps they are smaller as well!
Uhm no, I still spend time enough in my home country
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It's not about that. If you didn't teach this idiot a lesson, he would have spat on the next black guy (or arab, muslim ... depending on how diverse his hate is).

The black guy actually told me to keep it under my chin and say nothing, it's their country and we have to deal with it, that got into my nerves. If someone before me had confronted this guy, none of this would be happening.

But again, as far as the assault it was pretty simple, when I was a student we had far worse things thrown at us and didn't bother to hold a grudge for a second after that because it was not thrown with inner hate attached to it.
Ok. I've revised my opinion. I don't think the teacher was motivated by racism at all. I think he was frustrated with your attitude problem. As other - clearly more astute - members have observed, you're hiding behind your skin colour as an excuse to be an idiot.

Racism is real. Even microaggressions are real. Unfortunately so is the race card.

Well played. And thanks for making those of us who saw your point look like fools.
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Ok just to add a final note because some people need to know the outcome.

I went on to the last session to teach this racist bigot a lesson. After the course ended I sat and waited until everyone left, it was around 21:30 and I confronted this guy in hopes he would throw the first punch since there was a security camera there, i didn't want to start anything. They guy started saying he wasn't being racist or mean .. I told him to go out if he was a man and I don't let anyone treat me or any other black people like that. But he wouldnt leave the place place, he was acting like a scared rat. I finally cussed until I felt calm and spit on his feet and left, this guy couldnt do anythng. Pathetic!

I'm not proud of what I did, but I feel good there is one less racist out there for people like me. This was a justice the law cant give you. Almost.
If I were the teacher, I would:

1. report you to my superiors for inciting violence and verbal abuse
2. have you kicked out of the class
3. possibly report you to the police

In one swoop, you have given your "race" a bad reputation and any other dark-skinned person who signs up with the class will be treated warily until proven he is non-violent.

Let me tell you about a story about a young lad from Eritrea in one of my classes. He's the only Eritrean in a class local Swiss and for many, he's the first person from that country whom they've ever had any real personal contact with. That young man has won every heart in his class with his knowledge of Switzerland, his Swiss German and his tenacity to adapt without losing his own identity. He's got a huge smile, loves to laugh and is intelligent. We're all rooting for him even though his asyl in Switzerland is costing the locals an arm and a leg. His positive attitude and determination to learn as much about Switzerland as possible has broken down barriers and increased understanding and empathy towards those from Eritrea.

What you've done is the exact opposite. Instead of using a situation to show the best in you, you've demonstrated you're a bully and aggressive. You've not only hurt your own reputation but have destroyed a unique opportunity to build a bridge between cultures.... and to top it off, you're even proud of your behaviour.

Lord, I hope you're just a nasty troll otherwise you've caused more harm than a simple flying pen ever could.

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If the OP's situation is indeed real, I'd like to suggest to him to do the following:

- Dispose of your "racist card", admit to yourself that your sensitive ego was hurt which catalysed your need for vengence and then immediately apologize to the teacher for your behaviour and resolve any conflict that has arisen. You may be able to save your skin yet.
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Fixed for you, removing the "look like"

Now, can we involve the (black skin toned*) mod or there's an existential point to this thread and user?

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Ok just to add a final note because some people need to know the outcome.

I went on to the last session to teach this racist bigot a lesson. After the course ended I sat and waited until everyone left, it was around 21:30 and I confronted this guy in hopes he would throw the first punch since there was a security camera there, i didn't want to start anything. They guy started saying he wasn't being racist or mean .. I told him to go out if he was a man and I don't let anyone treat me or any other black people like that. But he wouldnt leave the place place, he was acting like a scared rat. I finally cussed until I felt calm and spit on his feet and left, this guy couldnt do anythng. Pathetic!

I'm not proud of what I did, but I feel good there is one less racist out there for people like me. This was a justice the law cant give you. Almost.
You are the perfect example that demonstrates why some people have prejudices and act as racist.
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Lord, I hope you're just a nasty troll otherwise you've caused more harm than a simple flying pen ever could.
Nae... what would cause more harm would be people's inability to isolate an incident with an idiot and generalize it.

There's no harm in identifying an idiot and calling that person as such.

In a way the OP is lost in his own Misery Island, and made pathetic attempt to get attention. It's only if someone gives him what he wants that he get somehow noticed.

As for the likes of me, I see such behavior often, and I could not care less.
People acting as victim this way and unable to acknowledge their own failures have less importance than a little brown canine turd. In fact i'd prefer to step in the later than in the former.

So yes the OP is pathetic, dumb, racist and hateful. Does not means he create any harm for black people (who will get a pen in the face in all equality).
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If I were the teacher, I would:

1. report you to my superiors for inciting violence and verbal abuse
2. have you kicked out of the class
3. possibly report you to the police

In one swoop, you have given your "race" a bad reputation and any other dark-skinned person who signs up with the class will be treated warily until proven he is non-violent.

Let me tell you about a story about a young lad from Eritrea in one of my classes. He's the only Eritrean in a class local Swiss and for many, he's the first person from that country whom they've ever had any real personal contact with. That young man has won every heart in his class with his knowledge of Switzerland, his Swiss German and his tenacity to adapt without losing his own identity. He's got a huge smile, loves to laugh and is intelligent. We're all rooting for him even though his asyl in Switzerland is costing the locals an arm and a leg. His positive attitude and determination to learn as much about Switzerland as possible has broken down barriers and increased understanding and empathy towards those from Eritrea.

What you've done is the exact opposite. Instead of using a situation to show the best in you, you've demonstrated you're a bully and aggressive. You've not only hurt your own reputation but have destroyed a unique opportunity to build a bridge between cultures.... and to top it off, you're even proud of your behaviour.

Lord, I hope you're just a nasty troll otherwise you've caused more harm than a simple flying pen ever could.
Actually the whole class afaik was on my side. Some told me he didn't have the right, some said I should write negative reviews, and one black girl said had it been her friends they would have fought him right there and then.

So, I managed to have sympathy and support at the end. The only threat, insult I gave was when I was alone with the teacher.

And I don't give a shit about what people in EF think. Everyone knows well you should expect to be unfairly treated, trolled when you say you are an immigrant, asylum seeker ... so, I have no least bit of respect what anyone says, because they have made up their mind a long time ago.
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Uhm no, I still spend time enough in my home country
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Ok. I've revised my opinion. I don't think the teacher was motivated by racism at all. I think he was frustrated with your attitude problem. As other - clearly more astute - members have observed, you're hiding behind your skin colour as an excuse to be an idiot.

Racism is real. Even microaggressions are real. Unfortunately so is the race card.

Well played. And thanks for making those of us who saw your point look like fools.
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Actually the whole class afaik was on my side. Some told me he didn't have the right, some said I should write negative reviews, and one black girl said had it been her friends they would have fought him right there and then.

So, I managed to have sympathy and support at the end. The only threat, insult I gave was when I was alone with the teacher.

And I don't give a shit about what people in EF think. Everyone knows well you should expect to be unfairly treated, trolled when you say you are an immigrant, asylum seeker ... so, I have no least bit of respect what anyone says, because they have made up their mind a long time ago.
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Actually the whole class afaik was on my side. Some told me he didn't have the right, some said I should write negative reviews, and one black girl said had it been her friends they would have fought him right there and then.

So, I managed to have sympathy and support at the end. The only threat, insult I gave was when I was alone with the teacher.

And I don't give a shit about what people in EF think. Everyone knows well you should expect to be unfairly treated, trolled when you say you are an immigrant, asylum seeker ... so, I have no least bit of respect what anyone says, because they have made up their mind a long time ago.
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Cognitive dissonance

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