But Mallow's answer was incisive. "When I'm boss of this Foundation, I'm going to do nothing. One hundred percent of nothing, and that is the secret of this crisis." (V.15.19)
Mallow's answer sets the trend for future generations of leaders, since they're also going to believe that Seldon's Plan will see them through. (How do we know? We've read the next book.) But will it work out for them?