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Our chief delinquency is the failure to heed the Founding Fathers' admonition not to intervene in the affairs of other nations, and to eschew entangling alliances.
Entangling 14 atoms in a carefully controlled lab setting is very different from entangling thousands of atoms in a dozen clocks scattered all over the world.
This breakthrough is a first step towards entangling and twisting even macroscopic, spatially separated objects in two different directions.
Entangling more quantum bits or qubits is crucial to developing effective quantum logic circuits, which could lead to the first quantum computer.
Nothing contained in this Convention shall be so construed as to require the United States of America to depart from its traditional policy of not intruding upon, interfering with, or entangling itself in the political questions or policy of international administration of any foreign State.
Urging Baptist leaders to remember their historic doctrines, Simmons observed, "Baptists once held the position that churches should reject entangling alliances with government powers....
To create a quantum computer, the team had to create more than 1 million such qubits and entangling them together, so that the states of any one qubit are intrinsically linked with the states of others.
"We're very interested in entangling new systems," Lamata says.
Our sixth president was merely restating what George Washington wisely said in 1797: "The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connections as possible." And Thomas Jefferson expressed the same thinking during his 1801 inauguration when he urged "peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none."