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The message is straight forward and twofold: No matter how bad things are, a single person or single idea can make a difference. This contrasts with most heroes (e.g. Superman) which follows a basic religious story (omnipotent being arrives and looks over lowly mankind, protecting us from ourselves). In Batman the symbol is the thing, and it is bigger ...
As the other excellent answers have shown the movies are rich of various overarching themes, be they political or philosophical, about a hero or his city. But on a very personal level they are about a man, in particular Bruce Wayne's struggle to cope with the tragedy he experienced as a child and to overcome the resulting grief, fear and anger that ...
You can more easily find this specific excerpt under the name of "Riddiamo, riddiamo" (correct act 2 scene 2). It begins approximately at 1:25:00 and last approximately 3:30 (in the recording "Mefisofele, de Boito" 1989)
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