Benefits of European Union
"The border which I saw
as a child from my window in Alsace-Lorraine and which I hated has disappeared,"
he said, reflecting on the astonishing accomplishments of the European
Union. "We are now European citizens. There will be no more war between
the French and the Germans anymore. It took 50 years. My father was twice
a French soldier and once a German soldier. We were refugees twice. I was
imprisoned by the Gestapo, and I saw some of the most horrible things humans
can do to humans. That's why
I went to the United Nations -- to put and end to this nonsense."
Dr. Robert Muller, former UN official in many
different capacities for 35
years, taken from:
Pax Facts, August 1994