Pull one piece out, and the whole thing may collapse.
"She said Jenga is like an ecosystem, in that the blocks are interdependent: if you remove too many species, the system will eventually cease to ..."
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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.