Wisdom of Crowds or Mob Mentality?

I'm thinking that any brand which has recently launched a new product, delayed a release date, or had the audacity to redesign its own logo, will agree that "wisdom of crowds" and "mob mentality" are just opposite ends of the same (and very short) spectrum.

Here's a brilliant reminder from the Python boys that this was true centuries before a single blog or forum was ever published.

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