The UnUnited States of Europe

“For your information, there’s a lot more to Europe than people think.”


“Europe is like onions.”

“They make you cry?”

“No! Layers!  Onions have layers, Europe has layers!”

This diagram is a particularly instructive map, too: it neatly visualises the gaps and overlaps between all kinds of supranational institutions in Europe – differences which for the most part are too subtle for any but the most attentive observer.

learn more here: Strange Maps | Big Think

“Not everybody likes supranational institutions. You know what everybody likes? Parfaits! Have you ever met a person, you say, hey, let’s get some parfaits, they say, no, I don’t like no parfaits. Everybody likes parfaits.”

with apologies to Shrek and Donkey

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