I have explained here the concept of Spiral dynamics and the evolution of human cultures. Here is a summary of the 8 stages of consciousness found in human societies. The last two (yellow and turquoise) are still very rare and found in less than 1% of individuals.



I recently published a scoring system to calculate which countries had the strongest green vMeme values. Here is another one designed to estimate how widespread are the values associated with the blue vMeme (Order/Authority).

Country Belief in God necessary
to be moral
Percent of pop.
who believe in God
TOTAL religion Police officers
per 100,000 people
Active military
per 100,000 people
Total Order OVERALL SCORE
Israel 48 80 64 345 20.1 74.1 69.05
Greece 53 75 64 503 13.2 59.72 61.86
Turkey 75 94 84.5 524 4.4 34.16 59.33
Indonesia 96 99 97.5 222 1.5 13.38 55.44
Argentina 55 80 67.5 798 1.7 37.02 52.26
Brazil 84 97 90.5 211 1.6 13.24 51.87
South Africa 84 85 84.5 345 1.2 17.4 50.95
Mexico 55 93 74 464 2.2 25.16 49.58
Ukraine 50 77 63.5 356 4.8 28.64 46.07
India 79 81 80 198 1.1 11.22 45.61
Russia 37 63 50 515 6.3 39.5 44.75
USA 44 86 65 238 4.1 21.82 43.41
Bulgaria 50 70 60 339 4.4 26.76 43.38
Lithuania 29 68 48.5 333 7.1 34.62 41.56
Slovakia 45 63 54 446 2.9 26.54 40.27
South Korea 45 28 36.5 227 11.6 43.88 40.19
Italy 30 74 52 456 2.7 26.34 39.17
Poland 36 80 58 258 3.1 19.62 38.81
Portugal 30 70 50 445 2.6 25.6 37.8
Spain 22 59 40.5 533 2.5 28.82 34.66
Latvia 28 62 45 357 3.2 23.88 34.44
Hungary 28 52 40 366 2.8 23.04 31.52
Germany 37 44 40.5 381 2.2 21.84 31.17
Canada 26 67 46.5 188 1.9 13.22 29.86
Australia 19 68 43.5 218 2.4 15.92 29.71
Austria 32 44 38 314 2.4 19.76 28.88
Switzerland 35 44 39.5 210 2.6 16.2 27.85
Japan 39 35 37 234 2 15.36 26.18
Belgium 18 37 27.5 333 2.3 20.22 23.86
UK 20 37 28.5 247 2.3 16.78 22.64
France 15 27 21 340 3 22.6 21.8
Netherlands 22 28 25 295 2.1 18.1 21.55
Czechia 14 26 20 378 2.2 21.72 20.86
Denmark 15 28 21.5 192 2.5 15.18 18.34
Norway 10 22 16 188 4.3 20.42 18.21
Sweden 9 18 13.5 195 3 16.8 15.15