Cause and Effect Is Hard to Detect
Domestic animals expect food when they see the person who feeds them. The man who has fed the chicken every day throughout its life at last wrings its neck instead!
(On why the same sequencedoesn‘t imply cause and effect)
I saw Phil’s lips moving. I heard the words. The words were simple enough—Laura was dead! I was stunned. All I could think was that my life will never be the same. I heard the details as if caught in a slow-motion nightmare.
Clara had gone to Laura’s campus apartment at 6:30 that morning to ask her to go to a demonstration. The door was unlocked, and Clara found Laura’s body. It looked like suicide. She appeared to have injected herself with a massive chemical cocktail that ...