As these verses begin, Solomon seems to be taking to positive turn in his journal when he says that living wisely is better than foolishness. But then he falls into the previous pattern, claiming, "It doesn't really matter, because we're all going to die--and be forgotten--anyway." And he's mad about it. This will be our truth as well--unless we rise above it by embracing the Way, the Truth, and the Life--Jesus Christ--Who gives our lives meaning, purpose, and joy. Eternally.
This program is already assigned to that list.