Originally Posted by Kingarthurhk
It is really simple. Karl Marx was an Atheist, who, like most of you here, was vehemently and violently opposed to religion. Marxism is the foundation of Communism, and Communists have always wholesale slaughtered and committed genocide when taking over, or attempting to take over a government. So, yes, Atheism is then by extension responsible for millions upon millions of deaths.
1. Substantially more people have been, and are being, killed in the name of religion than have ever been killed in the name of Communist.
2. Being an atheist does not mean you're a Communist any more than being a theist means you're a Muslim.