1984 An Interview with Stanislaw Lem by Peter Engel

 For moral reasons I am an atheist – for moral reasons. I am of the opinion that you would recognize a creator by his creation, and the world appears to me to be put together in such a painful way that I prefer to believe that it was not created by anyone than to think that somebody created this intentionally. (1984, An Interview with Stanislaw Lem by Peter Engel)