"The assumption is like a hidden premise. If the premises and conclusion are true, the assumption must also be true."
"Assumption has no foundation, knowledge does, and acting on assumption is like building a second story on a vacant lot"
Assumption is like a "bridge" - on which conclusion "stands". If conclusion is heavy, the bridge should be "iron clad"
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.