As an interesting counterpoint
, the usage of the 'we' expression, as in "We are the Borg. Resistance is futile.
" This relates back to feudal monarchies
, where the king
would often refer to themselves as 'we'.
Irony would have it that low-technology humanoids would use a collective term to refer to themselves in the singular, while highly adaptive cybernetic beings from the future would use it to refer to a collective.