Originally Posted by CConn
In all honesty, you could very well be right about Ra's being totally forthcoming.
But if he was, I honestly like BB less. That's just really lazy and illogical writing on Nolan's part. Neither comic Ra's nor real life terrorists just go around helping people out of the goodness of their hearts.
I don't think he was doing it out of the goodness of his heart lol. He obviously saw potential in Bruce as a possible new LOS member. He saw a kindred spirit, too, as he could relate to the anger and pain Bruce was feeling over his parents death because Ra's had lost his wife. "Your anger gives you great power, but if you let it it can destroy you, as it almost did me", "Like you I was forced to learn there are those who must be fought without hesitation, without pity" etc.
He did call Bruce his greatest student who should be standing by his side "saving the world".