Hugo Swire MP told us that for the Government, "Soft power is like breathing. It is what we do. It is our natural default position ... all Ministers should get out of bed in the morning thinking soft power".
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.