“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