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It took me a few minutes to figure out what this meant… It’s kind of a disheartening thing to hear from your protagonist, It kind of sounds like he has like some other stupid reason for doing this and he doesn’t care about his friends. For the first few minutes I felt intensely uncomfortable… But then I thought about it…


I think it’s just a symptom of the previous conversation Kaneki had with Hide…

Kaneki is still in his depression. He’s found a reason to stay alive but not a reason to live. His heart isn’t in it. He doesn’t truly care about what he’s doing because currently his only “special reason” for doing what he’s doing is he promised Hide he’d keep on living. And he had the job thrust upon him by Arima and Eto.


He feels empty and like the words he said to Takizawa he has his own “chain to hold on to…” In his case it’s fixing the world.

 He still cares about his friends hell the scene with Amon pretty much points to the fact that deep down he cared more about them specifically than fixing the world…

But I think his interest in the world and fixing it besides going through the motions of "doing the right thing”  will never really be there unless or until he finds a real reason he wants to stay in it.