It's a bit like our personal experience of planet earth. Because we are so narrowly focused, we only physically see and experience a minute area in time and space of the event of the "peopling" of Earth (aka this moment in this version of the story of humanity).
“The entire nature of events, then, exists in a different way than you have supposed, only small portions slicing into the reality that you recognize – yet all underneath connected to a vast psychological activity. You might compare events to psychological consonants that underlay or underlie the more unusual features of physical psychological environment.”
(Dreams, “Evolution” and Value Fulfillment Vol 2, Session 931)