(5.4) The conscious mind receives its governing tendencies from heredity, which means it is the result of all past generations.
(5.14) This principle is founded on reason and experience.
(5.24) Our ability to think is our ability to act upon Universal energy, and what we think is produced or created in the objective.
Some of our default behaviors originate in the patterns of our ancestors. Observing patterns is a reliable system to discover facts. We may change patterns by changing the thoughts that contribute to their cyclical nature.
(5.27) The Mastermind thinks big thoughts; they hold ideas big enough to counteract or destroy all petty and annoying obstacles.
(5.17) All strange and unusual phenomena may be explained by the creative nature of thought.
(5.7) We compose and construct our mental home by the thoughts we entertain.
A Mastermind is someone who thinks intentionally, understanding that thought is empowered by the creative principle of cause and effect. This same principle accounts for all manner of unexplained phenomena. Our thoughts construct the matrix of our experience.