Agree to disagree then. For me, that's the bulk of who Dick is as his own individual character. The present traits Blake shares with Dick, I can attribute to the countless aspiring, idealistic, headstrong, hero-worshippers that have been in cinema as supporting characters. It's not very unique. I'm not talking about Robin the mantle, but the individuals adopting the persona. They are the "next in line", or at the very least, the most fit to take up that spot when it needs to be filled. Even back during Knightfall, the only reason Valley became Batman instead of Grayson, was because of the latter's recent spats with Bruce, and Bruce not wanting to get in the way of Grayson becoming his own man. In that same story however, everyone acknowledged Dick should have been the one taking his place. Dick himself said he would have had Bruce simply asked. Nightwing was still (a former) Robin. I'm aware that many have adopted the cape and cowl, but none have had as much impact and prominence in the lore than Robin has. He's arguably the closest figure to Bruce out of any other single supporting role. Grayson was Batman as recently as last year. For years now there have been several allusions that Drake has the makings of even being better than Bruce when he matures. The current Robin right now is literally the son of Batman. I don't know how anyone can ignore the parallels writers have been toying and hinting to for years. We've already agreed that Blake has much of the elements that make up the well known Robin's. Nolan doesn't want to continue or cover the actual Robin persona, but he did want to drive home the point that Batman is everlasting. A point he introduced back in Batman Begins. Considering Robin's comic history, particularly with taking up the Batman cowl, how is it not blatant at that point? The name isn't a coincidence, and Nolan isn't the type to throw out easter eggs that don't serve the story.