Re: @I guess that's economists for you
In that case why don't you justify your argument for not using logic and reasoning skills? Presumably you have everyone join hands and sing Koombaya.
If you're going to straw man try to use clean straw. That stuff stinks of obvious bullshit.
But if it needs saying, what you describe as an argument against using logic and reasoning skills is actually an argument that logic and reasoning skills are not enough if you don't also have knowledge about what the fuck you are talking about. Logic, reasoning and knowledge of the subject are the best option, but regurgitated book knowledge is a fair second over making it up as you go.