I don't how to answer that other than what I said in my post above. It's an (unfortunate) artifact of the way the engine works. Not that it can't be changed; it would just entail a massive refactoring. Which I feel pretty confident in saying, ain't gonna happen. However, work I've been doing recently will "fix" the problem in a different way: the "edit" form will be removed from the "main view" of your post and pushed off onto a separate edit page. In fact, it's already like this for most sections, including Meditations. If you visit your post Multi-stage flip-flop?, you won't see an edit form right there, but you will see an 'Edit' link in the upper right.
I reckon we are the only monastery ever to have a dungeon stuffed with 16,