1. The world already has a common international language, English. Certain languages, such as french and invented languages such as Esperanto, Interlingua, Glosa and Volapuk, have or are resisting the choice of English by actively promoting their own language for common adoption. But these languages cannot be compared with the existing and growing strength of English language use throughout the world. To suggest another candidate for a world common language is impractical and counterproductive. From a practical, economic and ecological point of view, consider for instance, that currently more than half the EUs annual administration costs, or 30% to 35% of the total operating budget of the EU, is allocated for translation and interpretation of the Union's many official and several authorized languages.
2. It takes one united decision and less that one generation for a universal language to become reality.