If we were engaging this question solely with an eye to habitual smokers, we’d start with questions like Which lighter should I carry? and How much should I spend on a lighter? Before answering the question Should a man always carry a lighter? let’s put the matter into proper perspective. The first point to notice is that we are framing the discussion in terms of “lighters” and not “cigarette lighters” or “cigar lighters.” We are talking about portable fire-starters, small and for the most part simple mechanical devices which allow one safely, effectively, and efficiently to make fire. Get it now!