So where does this "atheists are satanists" come from?

i am an atheist and i hate being called a Satanist because most people (actually everyone I have heard calling me that) was a Christian who wanted to label me as "evil" since i dot believe in God So i saw answers to this question... show more i am an atheist and i hate being called a Satanist because most people (actually everyone I have heard calling me that) was a Christian who wanted to label me as "evil" since i dot believe in God

So i saw answers to this question http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;...
and now i am wondering if there are atheists who refer to themselves as satanists.

thanks
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