Mostly what is small world theory but also intense world….

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04 Aug 2021, 5:02 pm

What if I don't know that there is a Kevin Bacon?



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04 Aug 2021, 6:39 pm

Dear_one wrote:
What if I don't know that there is a Kevin Bacon?

That would be concerning if Kevin is a first connection of yours, but otherwise I can imagine many reasonable explanations. :D

OP (intense world): My brain often comes up with so many explanations or sense of possible explanations for something that I can't sort out which are reasonable and I am either lost in thought or shut down.



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04 Aug 2021, 7:45 pm

Dear_one wrote:
What if I don't know that there is a Kevin Bacon?


You would have the same connections, and degrees of separations. You just dont know it.



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04 Aug 2021, 7:47 pm

Technic1 wrote:
Can someone please explain zero degrees meaning please?


If you personally know actor Kevin Bacon (or any person in question) then you have "zero degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon".

If I have never met Kevin Bacon, but I know you (and you do know Kevin Bacon) then I have "one degree of separation from Kevin Bacon". And so on. So if DearOne knows someone, who knows someone, who knows someone, who knows someone, who knows someone, who knows someone, who knows me, then DearOne would have 8 degrees of separation form Kevin Bacon. :D