ladyjadecat says interesting things about Buffy and working-within-the-system, also about souled!Spike.
minim_calibre talks about moral grey as well as reflection and recividism.
where_wolf brings up some some points about Gunn and his soul and his past, and also talks about men and power and evil and stuff.
As dlgood said, "bhadrasvapna offers a perspective on what happens when we are damaged, and dealing with trauma and gaining power in AtS5x11, Damage." (A second entry speculates on the meanings of the geographical locations of the Scoobies.)