The world divides into the Sundered and the un-Sundered, but there are still degrees of both.

The Sundering can be compared to the surface of the sea. Granted that you are In or Out, there remains the question of how far you are from the surface. Are you a mile up in the arid air, or skimming the waves? Are you just under the surface, or fathoms down, or at the bottom of the sea?

Degree of Sundering is a smoothly sliding scale, but to illustrate the different degrees, we will break it up into levels, with examples from popular culture: