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Politically Incorrect | Edria Fionabelle Cigres Li | TEDxAmericanInternationalSchoolHK

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In the year of 2016, Edria Li was fueled with disbelief, as Americans voted for Trump’s inauguration to office. She questioned the thought processes of Americans, as they voted for a man who called women, “fat pigs”. What were they thinking? Why did they vote for him? Did they agree with him? After deliberation over deliberation, she arrived to the answer. Political Correctness. How long have the American people suffered under being PC she wonders. Her journey to seek answers has led to a understood comprehension of both the good and evil sides of Political Correctness. Edria Li was born and raised in Philippines. When she was 9 years old, she was shipped to the land of Hong Kong, where she was left to study at the American International School. There, she learned to be fluent in English, and intermediate with Mandarin and Cantonese. In the year of 2016, she was fueled with disbelief, as Americans voted for Trump’s inauguration to office. She questioned the thought processes of Americans, as they voted for a man who called women, “fat pigs” . What were they thinking? Why did they vote for him? Did they agree with him? After deliberation over deliberation, she arrived to the answer. Political Correctness. How long have the American people suffered under being PC she wonders. Her journey to seek answers has led to a understood comprehension of both the good and evil sides of Political Correctness. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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