Camus said that to commit to a righteous cause in the face of overwhelming odds is absurd. To not commit to a righteous cause in the face of overwhelming odds is equally absurd. But only one option offers the possibility of human dignity.
Going down fighting is not a bad way to perceive yourself, and not a bad way to be perceived, and not a bad way to waste your time. If your time is wasted anyway, you might as well scream a bit on the way down.
It requires making a choice. Not everyone can be everywhere … but pick something that matters, that is bigger than yourself, that isn’t for your own gain, and commit to it, and see what happens.
If for nothing at all, the bastards will not be able to say that they didn’t know.