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Mati-matian: on dying trying

Indonesians have a phrase, mati-matian (roughly speaking, “death-death”), for when you’re really giving something your all. They also say harga mati – “price of death” – in the sense of “Die to defend it.”

These are pictures of striving and commitment, but here’s the thing: whatever you do, striving or not, comitted or not, is harga mati. Not dying trying – sooner or later – is not an option for you.

This is it. What will you die trying doing?

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