Krishnamurti has said that each one of us carries within ourselves the whole history - the whole book - of mankind (of humankind); and that our consciousness, which we feel to be personal, is in fact the consciousness of the whole of humanity.
So, apparently, this means that the whole story of human history - at least in essence - is contained in each person. All the psychological residue of the wars, the poverty, the struggle of our ancestors to survive and thrive, their despairs and joys and suffering: all of that is somehow stored up in the brain or consciousness of each one of us.
So our suffering is not “our” suffering; our affection is not “our” personal affection. It belongs to, or is part of, the common consciousness - the common book - of humanity. And - according to K - our job is to read this book (in ourselves) from cover to cover.
What do others think or feel about this?