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Noun1.countlessness - a number beyond counting
number, figure - the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand"
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While governing by numbers is a dominant political rationale of the present, the fact that at the same time there is insufficient data on certain social phenomena points to a more "fundamental miscount" (Ranciere, 1999: 6) that always lets some people slide into the realm of statistical countlessness and leaves some forms of suffering unaccounted for.
But, for her, countlessness or ungovernable multiplicity is a problem, too.