The truth about sceptics is that we were all believers once. We just stopped after a while, usually with a little help from rational thinking.
The other day just before New Year, @badastronomer asked his followers on Twitter for some stories of what they used to believe in before they turned sceptic. Those tweets were tagged #SkepticTale.
… if you were a believer but now a skeptic tell your tale in a tweet. I’ll collect & post the best on my blog. Use #SkepticTale. I’ll start:
— Phil Plait (@BadAstronomer) December 29, 2010
I tweeted some too, and delighted at reading others’ tales.