Sometimes a light of reason shines through the pablum, confusion, and truthiness that so dominates the traditional media’s editorial pages. And, sometimes that light requires us to blink, to sit back and conceive, as it might force us to question fundamental societal concepts. Thinking through environmental economics leads to conclusions that challenge basic assumptions about how global society operates. Eric Zencey’s NYTimes OPED lays out such lunacies, lunacies at odds with The Village’s concepts and thus lunacies worth paying attention to.