Tagore represents yet another sixth mode. He does not really theorize democracy as such, even as he admits to the necessity for justice and rights. The core of his democratic concerns lay not so much in the ‘form’ of democracy and the dominant conception of liberalism attached to it, but in the idea of atmashakti or self-empowerment. Atmashakti, in his conception, worked at two levels – with economic self-empowerment and subject formation. Tagore was committed to the possibility of actualizing a samaj or society based on symmetrical relationships between interconnected individuals.
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