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Comment author: Cabalamat2 20 January 2009 11:38:01PM 0 points [-]

Zubon: I think empathy was explained for the Hive Queen, in the history of establishing cooperation between queens. The first one to get the idea even practiced selective breeding on its own species until it found another that could cooperate.

You may be right -- it's some time since I read the book.