...it all the time. I am definitely one of the most encryption-conscious persons here. I know all the important encryption programs starting from PGP/GnuPG and have used them -- for decades, yes, though of course VeraCrypt has not been around for decades, but it predecessor TrueCrypt has.
I know something about encryption, believe me.
(And another thing: those texts on the net are already outdated.)
You seem to forget one important aspect in your message.