Currency rates usually play no role when talking about utopias. For the financial-technological avant-garde on the Internet, however, which the literary critic Iljoma Mangold has joined, Bitcoin is nothing less than that: the practical attempt at a utopia. Its course currently describes the shape of a valley between a towering mountain on the left and an uncertain future on the right. Mangold’s book “The Orange Pill” appears in an eschatologically challenging time: the prophecy is once again a long time coming. Despite all the cheers from the Internet, Bitcoin’s takeover of power, which has been promised for years, has been delayed Hyperbitcoinization.