29 Mar '13, 4pm

OK, folks: The psychology of bitcoin perfectly captured in one bizarre—but catchy!—Cypriot anthem

The psychology of bitcoin captured in one bizarre, catchy Cypriot anthem By Zachary M. Seward — March 29, 2013 An anonymous bitcoin user today released an anthem of sorts for the alternative currency that’s totally weird, kind of catchy, and slightly inspiring—in other words, a lot like bitcoin itself. The song, set to the tune of Swedish House Mafia’s radio hit “Don’t You Worry Child ,” uses the crisis in Cyprus as a rallying cry: Just when the Cypriots were losing faith That’s when I learned about the block chain I still remember how it all changed Satoshi said, Don’t you worry, don’t you worry, child Bitcoin has got a plan for you Don’t you worry, don’t you worry now You can listen to the rest, but if the song remains stuck in your head all day, don’t blame me. What’s so fascinating and instructive about the anthem is how it mixes the themes of doomsday, liberty, and an...

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