I like it. To stretch the metaphor of the "Monastary" a bit it's kinda like breaking dogma and boldly declaring that your fellow monks aren't as pious as they thought they were. There are a number of examples of the truly devout breaking away from traditional teachings after they've become "corrupted."
XP down to zero. No XP gained or loss. You have definitely achieved the status of "Zen PerlMonk." (Heck, if this becomes a trend maybe the site can be altered to make that an official title for those who follow your path.)
Repeat after me: There is no XP. :-)