“Do you think saving a man no more virtuous than yourself will change anything? This is the basis of sentimentality. This is a child; a prayer; pathetic! You lie, and kill in the service of liars and killers. You pretend to be separate, to have your own code, something that makes up for the horrors. But they are part of you and they will never go away.”
I’ve always wondered if he’s talking about his past self (or even his current, going along with the mindcontrol thing) here or about Thor.