Science is awesome! Even those people who don't like what scientists have discovered because those discoveries contradict their beliefs, still enjoy the many benefits and conveniences that have come about thanks to those scientists and their work.
The absence of a god in government or schools does NOT equal atheism - it is simply the government not becoming involved in religion. That way best allows everyone their right to believe or not as they choose.
Stupidism - When a person who thinks they know about atheism clearly has no clue about abiogenesis, cosmological evolution, organic evolution, thermodynamics, and natural selection because they haven't been bothered to read up on it.
A short version of my own deconversion from Christianity. It started with the Left Behind series, then came creationism and reading the bible. By the time I came out the other end I could no longer believe the religion I was raised in.