Originally Posted by Oswald
But Batman hates the criminals, although he doesn't kill them. The violence he uses against them proves he hates them as hell, but he has a huge auto-control (unlike Punisher or Red Hood, for example). Look at the sentence in the first pannel of this page from Cacophony:
Violence against his villains does not prove that Batman "hates them" one single bit. Police often use violence to subdue a violent offender - now that doesn't mean (or prove) that the police hate that person. I think you're confusing Batman's driving sense of vengeance and justice with hate.