In this May 4, 2015, file photo, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala in New York. The two are icons in the age of selfies and social-media promotion.
In this May 4, 2015, file photo, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala in New York. The two are icons in the age of selfies and social-media promotion. Charles Sykes AP
In this May 4, 2015, file photo, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala in New York. The two are icons in the age of selfies and social-media promotion. Charles Sykes AP

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Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at Fresno State.