Warrior -> Worker -> Associate -> Intellectual -> Philosopher -> Artist
Negative circumstances tend to make a person degenerate towards the left end of the spectrum. The person's will is to climb as far to the right end of it as possible.
Warrior stage: the person's immediate survival is in question to the point s/he needs to fight to earn it.
Worker stage: the person's immediate survival is guaranteed, but imminent threats compell him/her to be continually engaged in physical work to remain safe.
Associate stage: the person's immediate and future survival are guaranteed, but dependent on the success of the society s/he is a member of. Cooperation and coordination are at the height of their importance as the person makes agreements and bussiness deals to do his/her part in keeping the society athriving, reaping personal success in the process.
Intellectual stage: the society's survival is guaranteed on a short term basis but faces threats in the bigger scheme of things. Scientific thought develops to counter large-scale threats and create solutions to the associated problems.
Philosopher stage: all perceptible threats to the society's survival are dealt with to the point only threats on a "what-if" basis remain to be explored.
Artist stage: all is peaceful, safe and tranquil. The person is capable of devoting themselves to the exploration and spread of forms of beauty, happiness and culture until one of their projects reveals problems to be dealt with in the lower stages.
Western society spends most of it's time in the stages at and above Associate.
The state of being a third world country is defined by the constant dominance of Warrior stage challenges. Second world countries are generally stuck between Worker and Associate.
Crime is the existence of Warrior stage challenges in an otherwise more developed type of society.