„The question becomes, I suppose, one of value. Knowing that the Vision’s complete personality/memory/intelligence was downloaded into a computer in Titan (was it Titan? Memory blurs) allowed me to scrape his brain in my VisionQuest story, since everything could be restored with a literal flip of a switch. Should something that can be so easily copied and retrieved be treated as having the same intrinsic value as a human being? Should any of the human Avengers, for instance, ever risk their lives on behalf of the Vision? My vote would be no (as some of you have probably already guessed)— but I would say that even if it were not possible to restore or “save” the Vision in any other way. He is a “toaster.”“

— John Byrne, (2006) http://www.byrnerobotics.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=15591
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