This hypothesis basically states that any 2 people on Earth are connected by no more than six levels of acquaintances.
If you widen the parameters
to include everyone in the world
then I don't believe it holds true
Originally posted by Sunfist
Yes, that's the way the original idea was developed. Some people try to extend it to everyone in the world, but I see that as a little rediculous.
I went to high school with Liza Weil, the babysitter in "Stir of Echoes." So thats TWO degrees to Kevin Bacon for me and three for everyone on this board. Think about how simple that is. It doesn't take much at all to connect almost everyone in the world to almost everyone else. The trouble is the few extremely isolated people.Yes, that's the way the original idea was developed. Some people try to extend it to everyone in the world, but I see that as a little rediculous.
Sun-WHO?!?Originally posted by Sunfist
I'm only zero degrees away from Sunfist. Eat that you bunch of name droppers! I'm zero degrees away from the internet's famous Sunfist. HA!
Actually, didn't Kevin Bacon starOriginally posted by russ_watters
I said yes, but there is a problem I see and thats isolated tribal people.
That wasn't his best work, was it?Originally posted by steppenwolf
god i hate kevin bacon, ever since seeing footloose infact