- The Second Empire will be an all-embracing Foundation Federation.
- Mentalics will be commonplace in both Foundations as will advanced physical technology (the focus of both Foundations
will be the co-operative pursuit of Social Sciences)
- It will be a democratic, mentalic, and capitalistic galactic government.
- Robots and the Gaian Unionists/Galaxians (formerly Sayshell, but is absorbed into Gaia) are present but no longer dominant
forces but share power with the Speakers of Trantor and Council/Mayor of Terminus
- Trantor is home of secret Psycohistorical research, while Terminus is the Galaxy's new center of Science and knowledge.
- Trevize's choice of simplification is later rescinded by him for he realizes diversity is a strength of humans and related
-all for now