Which Crowd Do You Follow?

This is a follow-up article to https://moonpointer.com/new/2010/07/cause-for-alarm :

If everyone is complacent (upon hearing a fire alarm), it is dangerous.
If everyone panics in a stampede, it is more dangerous.
We need a Middle Path – to be calm and clear-minded

How do we know if this is just a drill or for real?
Too many drills spoil it for real –
when we assume it is just another drill?

We tend to follow the crowd.
Which crowd do you follow?
Is the right crowd?