a simple explanation of the cause and effect hypothesis in that a simple event will have been caused by a simple preceding event acting as the 'cause'.

LINEAR CAUSATION: "One of the basic explanations of the causality of events is linear causation, which states that for each event, a cause must have occurred which would have been an event previously."
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