Sure it's easier to be the skeptic. It's easier to lean back and not contribute. It's easier to be lazy and let others do the work. It's easier to let others fail, and to say "I told you so".
Do you want to take the easy route or the hard one in life? Do you want to wake up knowing that you tried to make a positive change in the world, or be one of the millions of skeptics that judge from afar?