M7: JOURNAL- Chapter 9.1-9.2 (J-12)

Read the assigned reading from the chapter. Then choose ONE of the questions below to answer. Answer the question you chose in a response that is a minimum of 1-2 paragraphs.
Be sure to explain your answers and give reasons for your views. You should cite the textbook and use brief quotations and summaries from the textbook in your response. Do NOT use any other sources besides the textbook.   Textbook attached below. 

When you talk about the meaning of life, which sense of the term do you use– external meaning or internal meaning?
What bearing, if any, does the ephemeral nature of our existence have on the question of whether life has meaning? Does the fact that we die negate the possibility of meaning in life?
Is Schopenhauer right about the meaninglessness of life? Does the wretchedness of our existence show that life has no meaning?