I support these kinds of questions. As someone who has been employed primarily in the private sector analytical side, this is exactly the kind of horizon-broadening I'd like to get from a community.
I might balk at "What would be a good core textbook" since it's a little too opinion-based in my opinion, but I'd downvote it and comment as opposed to voting to close it if I really disagreed with it.
Which is kind of the attitude I'm hoping to foster... at least in the early days of the beta.
I might ask questions that might seem fringe to you, if I were to ask
It's not strictly related to economics, but if the context of the question is sufficiently tangential, I think in the beginning we really need to encourage it.
Once we, as a community have really defined ourselves, and grown to be self-sustaining, than we can start determining what does and doesn't belong.