"North American academia is like a corporation in this country, and I am giving you my sincerest opinion colored by a great degree of prejudice and even anger."
"American academia is like some kind of sick disease that even though the body it's parasited is in its death throes is spreading across the globe ..."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.