The Doctor shook his head slightly. He sort of frowned yet his expression could have been a half-smile/grimace too. Not about to call this bloke out on being needlessly paranoid, nor even say perhaps Damon Salvatore wasn't the center of the universe(s), he had a question.
"There's plenty I don't believe in, such as wanton greed or cruelty. Doesn't mean they don't exist. But tell me, there's not a part of you that wanted to get away and do something different, possibly fun? Because if there isn't, some of the magic needs tweaking I'm afraid."