Originally Posted by CConn
No, that's not accurate at all, actually.
The only reason Bruce rebelled against executing that guy was because of Rachel's previous condemnation of it.
Actually, pretty much all of Bruce's core beliefs and motivations sprung from a desire to please Rachel or align with her own morals. Which, as others have already said, is pretty weak compared to Keaton's Batman who was entirely driven by his parents ' death and his own morals; not borrowed from anyone.
Wasn't that because of his father? "Your father would be ashamed of you."