"is also the same language that eugenics spokespersons were using to sell eugenics to a wider American audience, which is to say that eugenics is like a gardener who is tending to the garden of humanity-that the weeds in the garden of humanity should be pulled, so that the good plants can grow."
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.