Cause proceeds action

“Nothing is free from change, all suffer it.”  …   “Action and the experience of change are the same thing.”  CH12.11

“For the essence of a spiritual power is its activity.” CH 16.13

Let us propose, for now at least, that the intrinsic nature of Intelligence, Consciousness, and Sentience is the practical contact with and observation of events.

Recently a group of researchers have suggested that human consciousness emerges due to increasing entropy, linking human consciousness to the Universe.  Statistical mechanics of consciousness

In hermetic thought the cause of change is found in the unmanifest, if we accept this then might we suppose the possibility that the cause of events can have an origin in the observer?  If so, does this support the idea that the All is the Cause observing its action?