David Young



Hong Kong

Organizer since:

April 19, 2012


I moved to Hong Kong 5 years ago (2007) and I brought an old Sony Walkman with me. When I got here, my wife bought me an iPod. That changed everything. I started listening to Podcasts and then discovered the SGU. I never looked back.

How did learn about Skepticism and "Skeptics in the Pub?"

I can't wait to meet more skeptics in Hong Kong. I really want to meet people with whom I can have logical and rational conversations.

Have you ever been a member of a Skeptical organization anywhere else in the world?

SGU, Point of Inquiry, Unbelievable, Free Thought Radio, etc, etc.

Do you have any questions or comments about the nature of our activities? Skepticism is not a universally agreed upon term as so can be misleading.

What's your sacred cow? Do you believe in nationalism? Do you believe in acupuncture? Do you think america really put a man on the moon? Everyone has a belief they've never subjected to critical analysis - even if they call themselves a skeptic. Think about it.

Tell the group and the organizers a little bit about yourself. Include things like nationality, places you've lived, things you like to do, etc.

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  • Rebecca Watson

    Hi David
    Thanks for the message - yes, I am familiar with my younger, American counterpart who shares my name! I am another skeptical Rebecca Watson - who would have believed there could be two of me. I am the original, she is merely a copy cat ;)

    Jul 04, 2013 1:25 AM
  • Jerry Katz

    Hi David, welcome to Nonduality Satsang. Hope to meet you!

    Mar 15, 2013 6:18 AM
  • Eric Leung

    Welcome to the group! I will be organizing our first meetup after the CNY but no date and location. Any suggestion is welcome.

    Feb 04, 2013 12:07 AM
  • Steven Cleghorn

    And if that wasn't enough excitement for one afternoon we fell right into this scandal: http://www.theatlanticwire.com/nation...­­

    Jan 19, 2013 4:43 AM
  • Steven Cleghorn

    AND.... (sorry to be hogging here) This was another topic we found ourselves batting around the soup kitchen table: http://www.pointofinquiry.org/bill_mc...­­

    Jan 19, 2013 4:42 AM
  • Steven Cleghorn

    At the meeting today I found myself espousing this and I hadn't even listened to it until my ride home: http://www.pointofinquiry.org/david_b...­­

    Jan 19, 2013 4:41 AM
  • João Gomes

    Thanks, meet you on the 15th

    Dec 18, 2012 7:38 PM
  • Tegan

    Hi David! Skeptics in the Pub is a lovely Meetup Group. :) We featured a photo from one of your recent Meetups on the Meetup HQ blog: http://meetupblog.meetup.com/post/366...­­ Cheers! --Tegan, Meetup HQ

    Nov 29, 2012 6:18 PM
  • Natasha

    Thanks David! Looking forward to meeting everyone and sharing some stories :)

    Oct 29, 2012 9:25 AM
  • Robert John

    David, Thanks for joining the Hong Kong IF Project! I have enjoyed your organization of both the HK Atheist and Skeptics in the Pub meetup groups and I am excited to have such a great leader join our group. Please don't forget to join the FB page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/HKIFP­­

    Oct 05, 2012 11:21 AM
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