During these times of rapid societal turmoil, it's important to be open to new styles of thinking, and above all else in mundane life, to be willing to sacrifice your own comfort, for the sake of the people around you. Relationships are the most precious commodity people can have these days, and to establish and maintain functional relationships and connections is vital, especially when communication is threatened. Even if people might be at different stages in their personal development, or have very different outlooks on life, we are all people, and we all live in this world together. As time is speeding, you never know what sudden event might occur, including communication technology blackouts.
because being sociable irl is going to be necessary, when phones and internet are down.