But then, if a clear line of causality could be traced, we wouldn't be talking about Palmer.
Given the way some of these situations have played out, causality hardly seems important.
Those statements are both true but they are not proof of causality, either.
The question of causality remains: are smart kids good at music, and/or does music make you smart?
And if so fundamental a principle as that of causality is not self-evident, are there any principles which can make this claim?
It is impossible to imagine a world in which the law of causality does not reign.
For the present, I am merely concerned to discover what the law of causality is supposed to be.
As an illustration we may instance "the principle of causality."
The invalidity of "the principle of causality" is asserted by this author.
Thus we must, consciously or unconsciously, have made use of the law of causality.