You say "the Monastery is not a game", but then you link to Levels of Monks, which clearly trumpets:
Remember: It's all just a game. But if you play it right, it's a game of learning, and helping others. That makes it a game worth playing.Are you being sarcastic?
(I also refer the reader to the faqlet Why did I get downvoted?, which advises: "[XP] is really just a game we play to make life at the Monastery more interesting.")