Vegetarian food was freely served at the Sikh Center of the Pacific Coast following the annual Sikh Day Nagar Kirtan Parade for Vaisakhi celebration in April 2016 in Selma. The parade celebratied the new year and the spring harvest. Bee ethics columnist Andrew Fiala says learning about other cultures broadens one’s worldview and can yield a more peaceful world.
Vegetarian food was freely served at the Sikh Center of the Pacific Coast following the annual Sikh Day Nagar Kirtan Parade for Vaisakhi celebration in April 2016 in Selma. The parade celebratied the new year and the spring harvest. Bee ethics columnist Andrew Fiala says learning about other cultures broadens one’s worldview and can yield a more peaceful world. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file
Vegetarian food was freely served at the Sikh Center of the Pacific Coast following the annual Sikh Day Nagar Kirtan Parade for Vaisakhi celebration in April 2016 in Selma. The parade celebratied the new year and the spring harvest. Bee ethics columnist Andrew Fiala says learning about other cultures broadens one’s worldview and can yield a more peaceful world. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file

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About Andrew Fiala

Andrew Fiala

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