I went to a meeting today. Halfway into it, I giggled because of the way the meeting was awashed with the word “maybe”. Virtually every single person who spoke at the meeting peppered the discussion with that word.
So what’s behind this? The inability of us, Indonesians, to come forward with our thoughts in a positive, assertive way? Our fear of being ridiculed for our own statements? Our hiding in the gray areas for our own safety?