A manifesto is a publicly issued statement that declares the intentions, views, and policies of the issuer. This week, you are going to write a manifesto. Yup, a love manifesto. Write a robust paragraph or multi-paragraph manifesto in which you define “love.” Think of your manifesto as a field manual that would help alien invaders in the distant future “identify” love as a component of human existence. Based on your exploration of this unit’s content, your manifesto might think about love in scientific, emotional, historical, spiritual, legal, or just personal terms. Is love a noun? Is love a verb? Use examples drawn from the assigned readings and media, personal experiences, or culture at large to illustrate your positions/views. This may seem like a silly exercise. But think about it. I will lay down the argument that love may be one of the three most intensely thought about concepts in human history, alongside identity and death. So, if we have been working on this concept for centuries, surely you 201 folks can come up with a neat and tidy manifesto on love, right? Feel free to take up paradoxes and ambiguities (for instance, is it possible to hate someone you love?). I have no predisposition as to how your responses will play out, but I think this will be an interesting conversation to say the least. Just be sure your manifesto maintains some contact with the challenging issues/frameworks/ideas presented in the assigned content.