If Daniel was alive today, many will frown on him as a fundamentalist and radical disobedient to rulers.
As for these four youths, God gave them learning and skill in all literature and wisdom, and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. – Daniel 1:17. God was with Daniel and he had personal relationship with GOD
Daniel 2: Prayer works wonders. Daniel mobilized his friends to seek God’s mercy. Indeed, they did and as a result Daniel & his friends were honored at the king’s court.