MP: The question of being Jewish bothered him surprisingly little until the early 1930s when he had to admit to himself that he belonged by ancestry to the religious and ethnic group that was being persecuted. He had been brought up as a Catholic, and he always loved—even if he didn’t quite believe in—Christianity. Like so many of the affluent, cultured Jews of Vienna, he was himself rather anti-Semitic.
In the Tractatus, Wittgenstein says “the meaning of the world must lie outside the world,” which is an amazing statement.
JS: In other words, you cannot provide answers for many of the questions of life while you are living.