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Unformatted text preview: ed as being a practical application of the Master Mind. This method of mind stimulation, through
harmonious discussion of deﬁnite subjects, between three people, illustrates the
simplest and most practical use of the Master Mind.
By adopting and following a similar plan any student of this philosophy may come
into possession of the famous Carnegie formula brieﬂy described in the introduction. If it means nothing to you at this time, mark this page and read it again after
you have ﬁnished the last chapter.
THE “depression” was a blessing in disguise. It reduced the whole world to a new
starting point that gives every one a new opportunity. 192 NAPOLEON HILL THINK AND GROW RICH Chapter 14
THE SIXTH SENSE: THE DOOR TO THE TEMPLE OF WISDOM
The Thirteenth Step toward Riches
THE “thirteenth” principle is known as the SIXTH SENSE, through which Inﬁnite Intelligence may, and will communicate voluntarily, without any effort from,
or demands by, the individual.
This principle is the apex of the philosophy. It can be assimilated, understood,
and applied ONLY by ﬁrst mastering the other twelve principles.
The SIXTH SENSE is that portion of the subconscious mind which has been referred to as the Creative Imagination. It has also been referred to as the “receiving
set” through which ideas, plans, and thoughts ﬂash into the mind. The “ﬂashes”
are sometimes called “hunches” or “inspirations.”
The sixth sense deﬁes description! It cannot be described to a person who has not
mastered the other principles of this philosophy, because such a person has no
knowledge, and no experience with which the sixth sense may be compared. Understanding of the sixth sense comes only by meditation through mind development from within. The sixth sense probably is the medium of contact between the
ﬁnite mind of man and Inﬁnite Intelligence, and for this reason, it is a mixture of
both the mental and the spiritual. It is believed to be the point at which the mind
of man contacts the Universal Mind.
After you have mastered the principles described in this book, you will be prepared to accept as truth a statement which may, otherwise, be incredible to you,
Through the aid of the sixth sense, you will be warned of impending dangers in
time to avoid them, and notiﬁed of opportunities in time to embrace them.
There comes to your aid, and to do your bidding, with the development of the
sixth sense, a “guardian angel” who will open to you at all times the door to the
Temple of Wisdom.
Whether or not this is a statement of truth, you will never know, except by following the instructions described in the pages of this book, or some similar method
193 NAPOLEON HILL THINK AND GROW RICH The author is not a believer in, nor an advocate of “miracles,” for the reason that
he has enough knowledge of Nature to understand that Nature never deviates
from her established laws.
Some of her laws are so incomprehensible that they produce what appear to be
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