"Molecular genetics is like following a recipe; cloning is becoming routine," he says. "We're returning to a renaissance approach to education. Specialization is still important, but broad, conceptual abilities are becoming more important."
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.