Pranay KotasthaneBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingResearch Fellow @TakshashilaInst. Writes on Geopolitics, Public Finance, and Public Policy. VLSI professional turned Policy Researcher.Jan 24When you say that they are lying, they respond — you are also lying. Then there’s nothing left to debate and negotiate.Disagree. You are conflating definitions.K14This debate over what is a lie and what is not is itself a negotiation.