"Deductive Reasoning is like a funnel. Guess Who? Inductive Reasoning is like a tent. A general statement based on evidence What would be the benefit of using deductive reasoning over inductive reasoning? Inductive Reasoning is used in science when one forms a hypothesis. A deductive argument clarifies something you already knew."
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.