Mobs behave nothing like flocks of birds as this article would like you to believe. Even the author had to admit it at the end of the article.

is the result of birds blindly following a few simple without any , obvious , or "higher" , much like in 's "".

On the other side, there is nothing "spontaneous" in mobs. You can always identify the lead instigator, the target and it is pretty obvious what they want.

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