Beauty and goodness are meaningless in a nihilistic world. You enjoy it but ultimately it is all meaningless. The better choice is up to the individual. Better is a functional term, what is better is up to what each person's preference, nature, needs, etc. At times when I think about meaning I can't help but think it is an illusion, that there is no meaning in the world. We do not experience meaning, what we experience is the verbal/phonetic expressions coinciding with something in our brains, thoughts, which then produce a sense of understanding or meaningfulness. Language is just a means to externalise thought. We can think even if we had no language. I think it is the sensation of understanding and meaningfulness that keeps us going. Some can keep going even if they reject meaning. So it is up to everyone.