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Yeah, it's attainable. Check this out.
Actually, it can be scientifically predicted, and in fact already has been, and that point has already passed. It was a scientific research group called the Technical Alliance that predicted that the economy would collapse because a point of "abundance" would be achieved. The date they predicted was March 1930. Turns out that they were six months optimistic. The only reason we don't have this luxury now is because abundance requires that we get rid of scarcity economics, and those in power only maintain it because of scarcity economics, so they decided to get rid of the abundance instead.