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Father Brown’s methods tend to be more intuitive rather than deductive. The Catholic priest is a detective in disguise. He overplays appearing clumsy, and naive. Brown uses empathy to get inside the criminal mind. He can see what others can’t — that’s how he solve crimes.
Brown reminds us that you don’t need a formal title or expertise to be good at solving problems. His life as a priest turned him into an intuitive human behavior expert.
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