Hank discusses being bullied very matter of factly.
Yes, it absolutely does get better. But when you are being physically and psychologically tortured, it is difficult to remove yourself from the situation at hand. Here is how I handled bullying: I cried, I hated myself, I hated my life. I didn't deal with it. I survived it.
In the video, John mentions how his middle school self would often fantasize about hurting his bullies in ways such as forcing them to apologize at gunpoint, making them feel as scared and powerless as he did. The image is very jarring.
Out of all the possible themes for Brotherhood 2.0, it had to be this song.
The day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Hank made this video. He looks and sounds extremely disheartened throughout the video for obvious reasons, without even a small bit of his usual energy.
"I'm just trying to remember that the world is a good place and that the number of hugs per gunshot victim is very, very high."