I'd never heard of Terry Bisson until today when I read this article at Damn Interesting... a website which I am finding to be pretty damn interesting. Pardon my Italian.
Alan B. at DI shares about Bisson's story "They're Made Out of Meat."
This is a terrific piece of short fiction. A funny, thought provoking story.
Here's a brief rave I found on Bisson's website. It's written about another of his works, but it fits "Meat" as well: