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  • Einstein’s word for the concept as spukhafte Fernwirkungen, or spooky action at a distance, which seems especially appropriate given the supernatural events that occur.

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  • Although I have to say, I was impressed that Shlafly at least made an attempt to address the "spukhafte Fernwirkung" point that even gave Einstein pause.

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  • “That’s what bothered Einstein, and he called it spukhafte Fernwirkung.”

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  • David Mermin considered Einstein’s complaint in light of the experimental data, and concluded, “Einstein maintained that quantum metaphysics entails spooky actions at a distance spukhafte Fernwirkungen; experiments have now shown that what bothered Einstein is not a debatable point but the observed behavior of the real world.”

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