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I read this theory a while ago. Can anyone refresh my memory?

It was something about how 1 in every 8 people will have effected your life either directly or indirectly. Now, my numbers on that may not be correct, and I can not remember the name of this theory, but if somebody could refresh me on this?

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do you mean the six degrees of separation ? six people away from knowing anybody.

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No, but that is another one I've been looking for. Thanks. But what I was getting into was kind of "The Five People You'll Meet In Heaven" kinda stuff, but thanks anyhow man
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Theorhetically this works but it remains no more than a theory becouse its completly untestable
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Theres also a theory that says just the mere observance of an experiment can change the outcome and all theroys are theorys becouse theres no way to know for sure that its true im not sure about that one though but it sounds right becouse you have to take into account who those 1 out of 8 people are this doesnt mean you cant go out and find 8 people that this doesnt apply to it just means an 1/8th of the population affects you

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Neat! Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle. What if Heisenberg checked on Schrödinger's cat? Nah. That would just be silly! :)
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The only thing I can think of is six degrees of separation, like refreshme said. It means that through introduction, you are six or fewer people away from knowing any person. So, if there's a certain person you want to meet, a friend of a friend of a friend, up to six people, could introduce you.

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Well there is something called the "butterfly effect". It sounds similar, but goes beyond the effect of humans only. Probably not what you're looking for.

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