Danny Brown ~ husband. father. writer.

Dear Fellow Men – Get Fucking Angry

“Locker room talk”. A phrase that’s become widespread and widely-loathed in equal measures in the last week or so. A phrase that’s become synonymous with the way men treat women, and used as an excuse for off-the-cuff remarks that don’t deserve further inspection because “that’s how men talk”. Except it’s…

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Making a Better World Through a Common Purpose

If you were to believe the ramblings of a certain Presidential nominee over in the U.S., you’d think that religion (or a certain faith/belief) is responsible for all the ills of the world. Indeed, if you were to believe that person, you’d want to see these groups of people harassed,…

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Why Do We Continue to Be So Unoriginal?

People are hungry creatures by nature. Hungry to be liked; hungry to be loved; hungry to be respected; hungry to be successful. That’s good. Without hunger, we have no drive. Without drive, we have no goals. Without goals, we have no yardstick to base our success on. And so the circle…

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The Old Man and the Boy

The old man and the boy spent a lifetime sharing talesOf days when the man was not so old and he’d ride on the backs of whalesThe last of the whale riders The boy listened closely, held in awe, to the stories that he heardAnd when he saw the glint in the old man’s eyes the boy didn’t doubt a wordOn a sandy beach the two would walk, the man’s dog by their sideThrowing pebbles out to the sea, racing against the tide Like guardians the two would stand with their winter coats drawn tightAnd in the s

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Assume Others Are Good Until You Know Otherwise

Looking around us, whether it’s on the news or our various social networks, you’d be forgiven for thinking the only things happening in the world are bad ones. The rise of radicalized terrorism, whether home-grown or otherwise. Racial tensions. Increases in hate crimes. These, and more like them, would suggest…

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