Anybody with any practical technical knowledge that has read a stack of books on space travel should understand the basic problems involved. This does not appear to be the case, at least for those who have popular YouTube channels.
If you were to pick the way to get human beings down from space in the safest way possible and using the least mass then a capsule parachuting into the ocean would be that method. Nothing else really comes close.
Not long after Yuri’s first orbital flight a guy named Phil Bono was hard at work on his VTVL concepts. While Elon is worshiped as the great visionary the truth is he is just taking other peoples work and rebranding it.