reticular activating system
"The reticular activating system is like the bouncer, letting in positive or negative thoughts and perceptions according to your beliefs or what you've chosen to focus on in the past."
between the conscious mind and your subconscious mind. At least this is what the internet said it was.
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.