Originally Posted by Bats
His motivations might be similar to how Dent became Two-Face, no?
Schemers trying to control their little worlds. I'm not a schemer. I try to show the schemers how pathetic their attempts to control things really are......It's the schemers that put you where you are. You were a schemer, and you had plans. And, uh look where that got ya.
Could be that he was a schemer at one point, then something tragic happened to where he said "F it!"
In fact that makes A LOT of sense.