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What is

Horizontal Loyalty?

Taken from Robert Krulwich's commencement speech to UC Berkeley Journalism School's Class of 2011.

It's a concept that, for many of us, solidified our reality.

It's our mantra.
It's our new religion.
It's what keeps us going...

“I want you to just think about this: Think about NOT waiting your turn.

Instead, think about getting together with friends that you admire, or envy.

Think about entrepeneuring.

Think about NOT waiting for a company to call you up.

Think about NOT giving your
heart
to a bunch of adults you don't know.

Think about HORIZONTAL LOYALTY.

Think about turning to people you already know, who are your friends, or friends of their friends and making something that makes sense to you together, that is as beautiful or as true as you can make it.” - Krulwich

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