It's also about control. If you think by being subservient and living the way they want you to will mean a better afterlife, you will willingly give up your life to serve the people in power. Not so if it is the only life you have.
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"Religious Myth #6: Atheism Is A Religion". The prefix "a-" means "without", and "theism" means "belief in a deity". Atheism is "without belief in a deity". That is very literally ALL it is. If the lack of belief in a god is a religion, then not collecting stamps is a hobby.