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Ellen Johnson

 
Ellen Johnson, head of American Atheists and the sponsor for the Godless Americans March on Washington, gives a rousing speech.
 
"We are intellectually free because we doubt, we question, and we have the courage to disagree. We are free of the strictures of blind faith. We realize that it is reason, not uncritical adherence to unquestioned dogmas that is the basis of human freedom and progress. "
 
"The American people don't have anything to fear from us. Godlessness simply means that we accept the supremacy of reason and work towards establishing a lifestyle and ethical outlook verifiable by experience and the scientific method, independent of all arbitrary assumptions of authority and creeds."
 
"Ladies and gentlemen, I see a sleeping giant that is waking up and is ready to assert its political and cultural influence."
 
Ellen continued with an announcement of the creation of a godless political action committee.
 
[For a complete transcript of Johnson's speech, click here]
[To hear an audio recording (from DMR Diversions) of Johnson's speech, click here]