Modern culture is centred around the idea that ‘we can change the world’, meaning that some collective can decide what the world should be and then make it so. Even children are encouraged to imagine how good the world should be if so and so were different.
Given that the maximum supply of BTC is known and limited, and the supply of USD increases exponentially (even if a slow exponential at a few % a year), the price of BTC, denominated in USD, will always necessarily go up in the long run, as long as both USD and BTC both exist.
Many people seem to think that the “regression theorem” proves that Bitcoin can never be a medium of exchange. This is taking basic logic backwards.
You can’t use a fact to disprove logic, but you also can’t use logic to disprove an immediately perceived fact.