The text in green refers to elements from the monomyth of Osiris and Set.
You can find a lot of correspondences within this framework. Enjoy!
Law = feminine virtue, social (in-group) competitiveness, verbal IQ (cortical thickness)
Faith = masculine virtue, martial (out-group) competitiveness, performance IQ (brain volume)
The Fate of Empires, John Glubb
Fingerprints of the Gods, Graham Hancock
The Evolutionary Psychology Behind Politics, Anonymous Conservative
The weird orientation of the axes was so I could force-fit the data points on this graph onto it:
Rather than taking this as a strict dynamic system, imagine all of these data points are making little counterclockwise circles and drifting lazily about. It’s more of a statistical statement saying that nations tend to make these little circles around their set points as these set points drift along the r/k axes in absolute terms.