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One in 2 billion

  1. Dec 24, 2009 #1
    How do people establish ideal relationships amidst competition with two billion singles worldwide?
     
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  3. Dec 24, 2009 #2

    mgb_phys

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    Post-priori rationalization
     
  4. Dec 24, 2009 #3
    Given six degrees of separation, (2,000,000,000)1/6=35 available singles! :confused:
     
  5. Dec 24, 2009 #4
    So many singles, so little time.
     
  6. Dec 24, 2009 #5

    Astronuc

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    Don't you mean posterior rationalization? :biggrin:
     
  7. Dec 24, 2009 #6

    DaveC426913

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    The number of people you are actually likely to encounter - let alone find yourself in an environment with where it's conducive to socializiing - is miniscule by comparison. On the order of hundreds or thousands.
     
  8. Dec 24, 2009 #7

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    I assume the 2 billion singles is based on falling within a certain age bracket? There are almost 7 billion humans on this planet.

    With the internet, I wonder how many potential mates a person can reasonably come into contact with?
     
  9. Dec 24, 2009 #8

    dlgoff

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    Evo!!! One in 7 billion. Nice to know you.
     
  10. Dec 24, 2009 #9

    Evo

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    I feel priveledged knowing you dl.

    Are we doing chat tomorrow, I'm all alone and trapped in the storm. :cry:
     
  11. Dec 24, 2009 #10
    Sounds reasonable. Thanks for straightening me out, Dave.
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    That would be nubile singles.

    Even with the Internet, some things never grow old. A few write sonnets, most others politics.
     
  12. Dec 24, 2009 #11

    dlgoff

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    Yes ma'am. Hope it will be open all day. I do have a few obligations if I can get out of the drive Evo.
     
  13. Dec 24, 2009 #12
    Some concerns come to mind:

    The quality of communication (the possibility of love letters becoming cursory/devalued).

    One's compatibility to computers overemphasized (as opposed to the values of traditional relationships).

    A new social class of the cyberelite (who would attempt to manipulate public interactions).
     
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