I haven’t always been a skeptic. I think it was in some ways inevitable that I’d become one, based on certain aspects of my personality, but I needed a nudge to get me really thinking about the things that would eventually lead me to where I am today. For me, that nudge came in the form of various books and television shows (Dawkins, Hitchhiker’s Guide, Doctor Who, Penn & Teller, to name a few).
Have you had a similar experience? What nudged you toward skepticism? Do you think you would be where you are today without these influences?