1) Choose a current controversial topic that you feel strongly about. Briefly explain both sides of the controversy, and then describe your position on the issue and the reasons for that position. Which of the cultures you belong to have shaped your perspective on the issue and how? What would it take for you to change your position? Two to three pages in length, double-spaced (with no additional spaces between paragraphs), written in size 12 Times New Roman font, and have 1-inch margins all around.