EU Founding Father Jean Monnet wrote: “Europe’s nations should be guided towards the Super-State without their people understanding what is happening. This can be accomplished by successive steps each disguised as having an economic purpose, but which will eventually and irreversibly lead to federation.”
“An influential supporter of European unity, he is considered as one of the founding fathers of the European Union. He was a European executive body, as President of theHigh Authority of the European Coal and Steel Community, and thus he is known as the “Father of Europe”. Never elected to public office, Monnet worked behind the scenes of American and European governments as a well-connected pragmatic internationalist”.