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C&ECause and Effect
C&EConference & Events (various locations)
C&EConstruction & Engineering (industry sector)
C&ECompliance and Enforcement (branch)
C&EChristmas and Easter (pejorative)
C&ECustoms & Excise
C&ECommunication & Electronics (US DoD)
C&ECraps & Eleven (gambling game)
C&ECollection and Exploitation
C&EConductor & Engineer (railroad)
C&EClassification and Employment
C&ECleveland and Eastern Railroad
C&EContributory & Eligible (Sprint)
C&EComputation and Events
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References in classic literature ?
The metaphysical conception of a cause lingers in our manner of viewing causal laws: we want to be able to FEEL a connection between cause and effect, and to be able to imagine the cause as "operating." This makes us unwilling to regard causal laws as MERELY observed uniformities of sequence; yet that is all that science has to offer.
Such an effect is best produced when the events come on us by sunrise; and the effect is heightened when, at the same time, they follow as cause and effect. The tragic wonder will thee be greater than if they happened of themselves or by accident; for even coincidences are most striking when they have an air of design.