Uncreative writing: To write the unreadable book may seem a strange quest, but for poet and archivist Kenneth Goldsmith, it’s the future of literature. God may work in mysterious ways, but a simple computer program may explain how religion evolved. From infidels.org, a review of Victor Reppert's Defense of the Argument from Reason. A review of Relentless Pursuit: A Year in the Trenches with Teach for America by Donna Foote. Does power corrupt? New research finds that if people feel powerful in their job, they're more competent at it. Why do economists make such dismal arguments about trade? Robert Driskill wants to know. Behave yourself: The state now regulates us instead of the economy. The battle between the sciences and the humanities has been going on for so long, its early participants are already dead. A review of AK47: The Story of the People's Gun by Michael Hodges. Obama-McCain is a race straight out of a "West Wing" rerun. How Bob Barr and Wayne Allyn Root took over the Libertarian Party. Michelle Cottle and Amanda Fortini discuss the Clinton campaign's effect on sexism, feminism, and the possibility of a female president. A review of Harry Reid's The Good Fight: Hard Lessons from Searchlight to Washington (and more). America's university of imperialism: A review of Soldiers of Reason by Alex Abella. Are we the bastard children of RAND?