ANE

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AcronymDefinition
ANEAncient Near East
ANEAnnals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology (journal; Wiley)
ANEAsia and Near East
ANEA Necessary Evil (gaming guild)
ANEAmmonium Nitrate Emulsion
ANEAntioch University New England (Keene, NH)
ANEAutomotive News Europe
ANEAbuse, Neglect and Exploitation (abuse prevention)
ANEAntes de Nuestra Era (Spanish)
ANEAncient Nackered Engineer (online gaming clan)
ANEAir New England
ANEActeur Non Etatique (French: Non State Actor; EU)
ANEAnarchy 'n' Explosives
ANEAssociação Nacional das Empresárias (Portuguese: National Association of Entrepreneurs)
ANEAcuerdo Nacional Sobre Empleo (Spanish: National Employment Agreement)
ANEAdvanced Network Engineering (various locations)
ANEAcción Nacional Española (Spanish: Spanish National Action; political group)
ANEAnything 'n' Everything
ANEAnti-Noob Establishment (gaming clan)
ANEAsamblea Nacional Española (Spanish)
ANEAudible Nasal Emission (speech distortion)
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To a certain extent it is a necessary evil: necessary because you need to devise budgets and Financial expectations; evil because it can be time-consuming, cumbersome and eventually a fruitless endeavor.
But while villains may be a necessary evil, you cannot advance the cause of goodness by becoming a villain yourself.
9:6); whose Sermon on the Mount taught nonviolence and love of enemies; who faced his accusers nonviolently and then died a nonviolent death; whose nonviolent teaching inspired the first centuries of pacifist Christian history and was subsequently preserved in the justifiable war d octrine that declares all war as sin even when declaring it occasionally a necessary evil, and in the prohibition of fighting by monastics and clergy as well as in a persistent tradition of Christian pacifism"?
A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust of Government, by Garry Wills, New York: Simon & Schuster, 365 pages, $25.00