I'm sure George gave it some thought as he didn't think of the deity in the typical way, though. It was difficult in that time to express any dissent. I would bet he questioned silently.
I don't really think asking that question about folks from eras when heresy was punishable is fruitful.
In the modern day. More and more respected scientists and thinkers are coming around.
What should we do? How should we act on this knowledge? Sell when he is positive? Buy when he is negative? Use discretion as perhaps we should anyway? What? How do we know you aren't him? You have known him a long time? Do you think he changed his alias so that no one would positively id him as his first alias? Should we quit using the message board in fear? Run?