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Old January 15 2014, 11:48 PM   #18
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Re: What would be the Borg Queen's designation?

But what is a "personification" except the thing that gives the whole a face and a voice? "Person" comes from the Latin word for an actor's mask. The Borg Collective is a single mind that is formed from the collective activity of trillions of separate drones, but since the "Queen" coordinates all those separate threads of mental activity and focuses them through a single body, a single face and voice, that creates for us the perception that the Queen embodies/personifies the Borg. Heck, that's the literal reason the character of the Queen was created in the first place -- to make the Borg a more personified threat, to make them a character rather than just a faceless force of nature.
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