Auguste Meyrat
Auguste Meyrat
Auguste Meyrat is an English teacher in the Dallas area. He holds an MA in humanities and an MEd in educational leadership. He is the senior editor of The Everyman and has written essays for The Federalist, The American Conservative, and The Imaginative Conservative, as well as the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. Follow him on Twitter.
Rebuilding Notre Dame Requires Rebuilding The Culture That Created It

The symbolism of the burning cathedral is unmistakable: the West has officially entered a post-Christian phase in history.

Don’t Bash Teachers, Show How The Right’s Ideas Will Lift Pay And Prestige

Both liberals and conservatives work from the simplistic assumption that teachers are mediocre professionals, bad at their jobs. This is the wrong approach.

We Don’t Need To Trash Higher Education, We Need To Make It Better

There are opportunities for substantive reform in the current system. But mocking college graduates, many of whom have been led astray, doesn’t help.

How To Explain That Seizing Money From The Rich Ruins The Economy For Everyone

Conservatives need to start talking about the rich as ‘fountainheads’ and ‘Atlases,’ individuals who are indispensable to wealth creation and general prosperity.

How Cohabitation Traps People Into Using Each Other

Practical and enlightened as they are, most people care more about finding love than finding a good deal, and marriage beats cohabitation hands down.

Has Feminized Schooling Contributed To The West’s Male Crisis?

Schools could do more to address over-feminized education. This would improve the education of young men and women, and make school a better place to learn.

No, Superhero Movies Aren’t ‘Terrible.’ They’re Entertaining And Address Important Questions

Superhero movies, more than any other creation or institution of the last two decades, have created a common culture.

The Riots In France Perfectly Illustrate Why We Need The Electoral College

A popular vote is based on a distorted expectation about government and rewards the wrong kind of leaders — urban demagogues.

The Riots In France Aren’t Just About Gas Taxes, But About The West’s Decline

The yellow jacket protests are just a small symptom of a much larger problem––the decline and fall of once-magnificent France.

How Public Schools Indoctrinate Kids Without Almost Anyone Noticing

Teaching the value of free thought matters now more than ever. Unfortunately, most American public schools take the opposite approach.

How Political Correctness Has Ruined Disney’s Most Recent Princess Movies

Instead of telling stories and developing compelling characters, children’s movies today prefer to promote boring feminist and anti-family propaganda.

Why Youth Synods Drive Young People Away From The Catholic Church

Instead of composing a useless document filled with reheated progressive clichés about the need to reach the youth and stay relevant, bishops should consider why traditional parishes seem to do so well.

Beto O’Rourke Is The Texas Sequel To Georgia Failure Jon Ossoff

Despite myriad fawning media profiles, Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke is yet another member of the progressive herd with no new ideas, no personality, and minimal experience.

The Intellectual Dark Web Is Just Another Conservative Ghetto

If conservatives and other non-leftists hope to finally win the culture war and make sustained gains, they need to leave the ghetto or somehow transform it.

What Your Kid’s Teacher Is Scared To Tell You About Smartphones

Although smartphones have largely mollified students’ destructive energy, they have also smothered their creative energy and shaved off their humanity.

Why Preschool Doesn’t Usually Do Much Good For Small Children

Placing kids in the care of trained professionals with abundant resources instead of a parent with bad habits should reverse their downward trajectory. Why doesn’t it?

Without Free Speech, Everything You Say Is Meaningless

To have more success, free speech advocates should stop seeing this issue through a strictly political lens and start considering censorship as a moral problem.

Why Teachers Only Get A Fifth Of The Money Taxpayers Spend On Their Schools

Until people are ready to accept a school that simply teaches its students and nothing more, they will have the multiplex that continues to expand.

Why Giant High Schools Just Can’t Help Messed-Up Kids

The real difference the large suburban school brings about is a general flattening of the culture. Everything that gives an individual a community becomes superficial.