In the past several years, an undercurrent exhorting the virtue of the hustle has taken place in Silicon Valley and beyond. It is not enough to be an entrepreneur, you need to be a hustler too! The word "hustler" has been co-opted as a shorthand to convey a virtuous sense of grit and determination on the part of the individual.
Sadly it too often seems to be interpreted as a license to legitimize the coercive, forceful or deceptive behavior that real street hustlers have been exhibiting throughout the ages.
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