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Who does it cause to work?
How is driving a car lighting a fire? Where is the fire? Lighting candles is lighting a fire. Turning on a light? No. Driving a car? Where is the fire?
Question: Why did Ancient Israelites light fires in their homes?
Answer:To see and cook
Hence the prohibition could be interpreted to also cover cutting on your lights or the stove, it's a commonsense modern-day application of Torah principles.