a: Turbulence ~
b: beauty

What: Turbulence is like beauty, hard to define, but you know it when you see it. Turbulence is like humor, hard to describe why you are laughing. Turbulence is like plumbing, who cares about the details, get the job done.

Writer: Mark Rast
Date: Oct 7 2014 11:25 AM

Green Venn Diagram

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.