You can build a city below sea level, it may work for a while, but sooner or later the water will win.
Trends do not determine whether we can complete certain tasks tomorrow. However, after seeing and understanding the trend, we can go smoothly instead of fighting the wind.
Consider demographics, technology and science. All three are advancing ruthlessly, and although they will be ignored sooner or later, they have caught up with our project and opposed it. We can use enthusiasm or even sulfuric acid to deny the facts of the world around us, but the trend is more complicated.
If you can, concentrate on doing something well-founded.